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Tully's worker prepares an order at the quesadilla bar

Beyond the burger: Campus dining gets major overhaul

From hand-dipped creamery ice cream to weekly burrito bars and surf-and-turf nights, dining at Penn State Berks has gotten a major overhaul since Jonathan Kukta took over.
Thomas Jay Lynn and his book “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”

Lynn publishes book on Chinua Achebe and politics of narration

Thomas Jay Lynn, associate professor of English at Penn State Berks, has published his first book — “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”
Aniyia Willams

Aniyia Williams, alumna entrepreneur, to speak at Berks

Tinsel founder started the Black & Brown Conference to help entrepreneurs of color
Chancellor Keith Hillkirk and Mrs. Suzanne Hillkirk

Chancellor and Mrs. Hillkirk establish endowment for ethics and sustainability

The Hillkirk Family Program Endowment for Ethics and Sustainability will provide ongoing support to increase awareness and education and to encourage action in the campus community and beyond.
Rolf Schmidt (center) discusses the scholarship with Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk (left) and David Delozier, Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Schmidt commits $250,000 to create scholarship fund at Penn State Berks

New fund will be doubled through University's First-Time Endowed Scholarship Donor Matching Program
There's no place like Berks logo

Family and Homecoming Weekend to be held Sept. 22–24

Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Berks will welcome family and alumni to campus when the college hosts its annual Family and Homecoming Weekend, from Friday, Sept. 22, to Sunday, Sept. 24.

Photo of the Solar Eclipse taken by Robert Hart

Student astronomer captures high definition images of solar eclipse

Robert Hart's interest in astrophotography led him to Hiawassee, GA for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to photograph the 2017 Solar Eclipse
Melissa Daniels Foster

20 Questions

for Berks Alumna Melissa Daniels Foster, Chief Engineer for ExxonMobil Chemical
Orientation Leaders with the Nittany Lion Shrine

Caution: Bright Futures Ahead

Berks orientation leaders ease transition to college life
Retired FBI Supervisory Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald

The Criminal Mind

James Fitzgerald, a former student at Penn State Berks and Penn State alumnus and the FBI agent responsible for bringing the Unabomber to justice, will be portrayed in the scripted Discovery Channel miniseries titled "Manhunt: Unabomber", premiering August 1.