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Penn State Berks awards Schreyer Scholars

Five members of the Penn State Berks graduating class were notified that they would be receiving Schreyer Honors Medals, which are awarded upon completion of the requirements of the Schreyer Honors College, including a capstone honors thesis.

Gabriela Gonzalez Magana overcame odds to succeed

Gabriela “Gabby” Gonzalez Magana is a Penn State senior majoring in computer engineering with a concentration in robotics. She emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 2011 at the age of 13. “Now, I am making plans to graduate with a B.S. in computer engineering from Penn State in December 2020 and want to earn a Ph.D. and work in industry," Magana said.

Berks students receive Erickson Discovery Grants

This year, three Penn State Berks students received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2019, through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The grants allowed them to conduct research over the summer in the field, lab or studio.

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.

Berks opened door to a world of opportunities for Baksa

When Bridget Baksa first came to Penn State Berks to study information sciences and technology, she said it was a “big step for her and a big learning curve.” But by challenging herself academically and personally, she found more than she could have hoped for.