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Conference strives to attract 11th graders to STEM

Conference strives to attract 11th graders to STEM

Penn State Berks will host its annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Conference on Wednesday, March 7. 
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College to host ASEE Mid-Atlantic Fall Conference

Penn State Berks will host the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Mid-Atlantic Section Fall Conference on Oct. 6–7, in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.
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Melissa Daniels Foster, ExxonMobil Chief Engineer

Melissa Daniels Foster began her studies at Penn State Berks and completed her degree at University Park, graduating in 1987 with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering. She was recently named the first female chief engineer for ExxonMobil Chemical, with global responsibility for olefins technology, a key plastic building block.
Miller (left) and Bleicher display the leg prosthetic, which was entered in the ASME IAM 3D Challenge.

Penn State Berks engineering student qualifies for 3D challenge

Eric Miller, a sophomore mechanical engineering major at Penn State Berks, is designing and creating a lightweight, low-cost, longer-lasting and fully mobile lower-leg prosthetic.
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Mechanical Engineering receives ABET accreditation

The Penn State Berks baccalaureate degree program in mechanical engineering has recently been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

Aurentz, Haag, Maughmer named 2012 Penn State Teaching Fellows

David Aurentz, associate professor of chemistry at Penn State Berks; Frederick Haag, associate professor of visual arts at Penn State York, and Mark Maughmer, professor of aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2012 Penn State Teaching Fellows. The Penn State Alumni Association, in conjunction with undergraduate and graduate governing bodies, established the award in 1985. It honors distinguished teaching and provides encouragement and incentive for excellence in teaching. Recipients are expected to share their talents and expertise with others throughout the University system during the year following the award presentation.