Berks Class of 2019

Rodriguez-Ortiz overcomes obstacles to earn degree

One could certainly say that Aymed Rodriguez-Ortiz is a resilient and resourceful student who overcame major obstacles to realize her dream of graduating from college. She will do just that on Saturday, May 4, when she earns her bachelor of arts in communication arts and sciences with a minor in global studies.

Summer program sets stage for graduate’s success

When Mikayla DeLuca walks across the stage to accept her diploma on May 4, she won’t be the same timid girl who enrolled. Today, DeLuca is a confident student leader who has served as a mentor, conducted research, and completed internships.

A Penn State graduate gives back

There’s a good reason why Penn State Berks student Robert “Robby” Pearson wants to give back after he graduates. “I have always wanted to help people; it came natural to me,” he said.