For some students, finding the drive to finish their studies during the global pandemic and upheaval of the last three semesters has posed a significant challenge. Wooseong “Woo” Cho has faced that challenge head-on — from the other side of the world. He will graduate from Penn State Berks on Saturday, May 8.
Did you know that people who experience stigma toward their drug use are less likely to seek out help? And did you know that opioids are medications prescribed by doctors to treat persistent or severe pain? These are just two of the messages that are part of a Penn State Berks awareness and educational campaign on opioid addiction.
This summer, 15 Penn State Berks students traveled with their faculty adviser to Orange, Texas, to work with children affected by Hurricane Harvey as part of Camp Noah, a week-long day camp that responds to children touched by community disasters.
Penn State Berks graduate and Schreyer Honors Scholar Kaylee Grindrod researched apps that help children with autism spectrum disorder to read and interpret facial expressions — and developed one of her own.
Penn State Berks will hold two informational events about active shooters in schools on March 14. The first will be an Active Shooter Survival Strategies presentation from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Then, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., there will be a Q&A session with Kim, also in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.