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Berks Learning Factory

Engineering students apply technical knowledge and gain real-world experience by working on multidisciplinary design projects at all academic levels to solve challenging real problems.

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Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Development

The mission of the CEED is to inspire an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking in the Penn State Berks community.

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Writing Across the Curriculum

A nationwide movement designed to ensure that students have frequent and significant opportunities to write, revise, and discuss their writing in their classes—from their freshman year to graduation, whatever their major course of study.

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Honors Programs

Honors Programs

Penn State Berks offers two honors programs for intellectually motivated students who demonstrate both ability and a commitment to educational achievement: the Berks College Honors Program and the University’s Schreyer Honors College Program. Learn about our Honors Programs »

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Penn State Berks students have the opportunity to collaborate with a faculty member on an independent research project. We are committed to making research a major component of the undergraduate educational experience. Read about Undergraduate Research Opportunities »

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The Center for Service Learning and Community Based Research

The Center for SL & CBR is a collaborative effort of students, faculty, staff and community organizations working together to create partnerships and enhance student learning while filling community needs.

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Global Programs

Learn about opportunities for international study and internships. International Experiences »

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The goal of orientation is to introduce new students to life at Penn State Berks. The orientation program prepares new students for the academic challenges that lie ahead and enhances their success as Penn State students. Orientation at Penn State Berks »

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High School Programs

Penn State Berks offers high school students the opportunity to take college courses on campus at a 50 percent tuition reduction. This enables students to get a jump on their college careers by earning college credits while still in high school. Opportunities for High School Students »