Student Success

Grant builds bridges for future engineering students

Pradip Bandyopadhyay, division head of science at Penn State Berks, is working to help a future generation of engineering students to succeed. In 2015, he was invited to collaborate on a proposal titled “Sustainable Bridges from Campus to Campus: Retention Models for Transitioning Engineering Students.”

Popal achieves her 'American Dream'

It has been a long and arduous college journey for Habida Popal, but she has finally earned her bachelor's degree with a double major in Science and Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State Berks. Spanning more than 10 years, Popal studied at five different colleges and universities, but attributes the majority of her success and accomplishments to Penn State Berks.

Penn State students receive scholarships at 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Seventeen Penn State students, including 13 enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, were among 28 who received scholarships from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The foundation awards scholarships to young people who are registered in a post-secondary educational institution and who have exhibited at the Farm Show. To be chosen, students must exhibit leadership qualities and excellent academic performance, according to the foundation.

College holds creative game programming workshop

The Flemming Creativity Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) Center at Penn State Berks will hold its third Creative Game Programing Workshop for Reading School District middle school students who are enrolled in the Penn State Educational Partnership Program (PEPP) from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 20, in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.

Functional style

Penn State and Schreyer Honors College alumna Aniyia Williams is the founder and CEO of Tinsel, a company that manufactures electronic devices that also serve as fashion accessories.

Be Bold, Take Charge

James Shankweiler, coordinator of Be Bold, Take Charge, discusses the initiative with Felisa Preciado, (pictured left) Penn State Administrative Fellow, and Nena Koschny, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications for Invent Penn State.

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Joseph Sinclair of Shillington, an adjunct faculty member at Penn State Berks and owner of Solid Dynamics L.L.C., talks about 3-D printing while sophomore Brianna Kondos operates one of the printers during the opening of the Langan LaunchBox.