Penn State Berks History in Video

50th Anniversary Interview with Robert L. Gifford

Robert L. Gifford, son-in-law of George Luerssen, reflects on Mr. Luerssen's personal interests and his affiliation with the college.

Gifford remembers details about George Luerssen, who was a charter member of the Penn State Berks Advisory Board and the board's first vice-chairman. The Luerssen Building was named after Mr. Luerssen, who was a 1915 Penn State alumnus.

Gifford reflects about why he and his wife Jane decided to donate to Penn State Berks.