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Museum to honor Penn State Berks students at annual awards luncheon

Penn State Berks students will be honored at the Central PA African American Museum (CPAAM) annual awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Reading, Pennsylvania. The theme is “Honoring Those Who Are Making a Difference.”
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Berks students hold Water Ecology Learning Day

Penn State Berks students and Olivet Boys & Girls Club children will participate in a “Water Ecology Learning Day” event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club Clinton Street location. 

Penn State Berks reschedules Great American Cleanup

As part of the Great American Cleanup, Penn State Berks students and children in the city of Reading will gather in Northwest Reading to clean up Baer Park and a 1-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, from the River Road trailhead across from Baer Park to the Buttonwood Street Bridge, from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 3.
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Penn State Berks students put awareness at forefront

For the past five years, students in the BI SC 003 Environmental Science course at Penn State Berks have worked collaboratively in teams to complete an Environmental Awareness and Community Action Project (EACAP). Led by Mahsa Kazempour, associate professor of science education, students research an environmental issue of their choice and work with a community organization to support actions focused on addressing environmental issues locally.