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Penn State Berks chancellor underscores 60-year history of campus and community

Penn State Berks Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk highlighted the college’s 60-year history of community engagement and educational leadership, while discussing the growth and transformation of the campus, during the University’s Board of Trustees meeting today (July 20) on the Berks campus.

Penn State Berks faculty share research with trustees

Three Penn State Berks faculty members discussed their research as part of a presentation to the Board of Trustees on July 19. The board is holding its meeting at the campus and is learning about working going on in Reading.
Keeping Pace with Technology

'Keeping pace' with technology

Praveen Veerabhadrappa, assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State Berks, along with several recent graduates, just completed an important physical exercise study verifying the accuracy of the Apple Watch 1 in recording steps during walking and jogging.

July 20 trustees meeting to be streamed online

The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold its next public meeting July 19-20 at Penn State Berks. The meeting will be streamed live online at
High school students invited to spend a summer morning on campus

High school students invited to spend a summer morning

Students who will be high school seniors and their families are invited to attend the Penn State Berks Spend a Summer Morning program at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.

Penn State Commonwealth Campuses partner with Nike, BSN Sports

Intercollegiate athletics programs at Penn State’s 19 Commonwealth Campuses have entered into a four-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports for sports apparel and equipment.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
Mohamad A. Ansari

Ansari named University Faculty Ombudsperson

Mohamad A. Ansari, associate professor of mathematics at Penn State Berks, will assume the role of University Faculty Ombudsperson on July 1, the University Faculty Senate has announced. Ansari was elected to a four-year term in April 2017 and has served as ombudsperson-elect since July 1, 2017.
New Student Orientation program

Students preview college life through NSO

This summer, approximately 800 first-year students who will begin their studies in the fall semester at Penn State Berks will get a preview of what college life will be like through the New Student Orientation program, which runs from mid- to late-June, beginning on June 19.
The college will host a celebration in honor of its 60th “birthday” on Monday, July 9, 2018, at 12:15 p.m. at the Perkins Plaza (rain location–inside the Perkins Student Center).

Penn State Berks birthday celebration slated for July 9

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to a celebration in honor of the 60th “birthday” for Penn State Berks at 12:15 p.m. Monday, July 9, at the Perkins Plaza.