The Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to modernize and expand the Beaver Community Center at Penn State Berks. Originally built in 1980, the facility houses the Berks kinesiology program, including faculty and staff offices.
Final plans for the expansion and renovation of the Beaver Community Center on the Penn State Berks campus were approved today (Feb. 20) by the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning. The work, expected to modernize and increase the size of the multi-use facility, will enhance teaching, learning and co-curricular space on campus.
On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.
Whether it’s through class gifts focused on student mental health and food insecurity or their everyday commitment to supporting student wellness and helping those in need, Penn State President Eric Barron highlights the many ways that Penn State students show care and compassion for their peers in his latest blog.
Penn State Berks, in partnership with Penn State LionPulse, has taken steps to improve health and wellness initiatives on campus thanks to a seed grant supporting the “Enhancing Health” thematic priority in the University’s strategic plan.
The Penn State Bookstore, which is operated by Barnes & Noble College, has awarded its fifth round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives throughout the University. Launched in the 2015-16 academic year, the grant program began through a $1.25 million commitment to Penn State to help advance the University’s most pressing priorities.
Valerie Henne-Hallman, human resources strategic partner for Penn State Berks, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Penn State Schuylkill, is the recipient of the 2019 Ray T. Fortunato Award for Excellence in Human Resources for her contributions to human resources at Penn State.