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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Two local leaders tapped for board involvement at Alvernia University

Alvernia alumna and City of Reading Councilwoman Lucine Sihelnik MAL '13 was appointed to the university’s board of trustees, the university announced Friday. "We’re very excited to have...
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Alvernia University celebrates newly opened downtown Reading location

The Alvernia University and greater Reading community gathered for the public unveiling and ribbon cutting of the newly opened 125,000 square foot living and learning facility at...

Berks Library System Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Limited Edition Card Design

September is national Library Card Sign-up Month, and Berks County libraries are joining the celebration by offering a new, limited-edition card design as part of the county...
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Reading Hospital ‘Stuff The Bus’ campaign supports Reading School District

Reading Hospital Magnet Champions have partnered with the United Way to coordinate the 2021 “Stuff the Bus - Adopt a Classroom” campaign for Reading School District. Reading...

Reading Superintendent Dr. Mumin leaving for job as Lower Merion Superintendent

Reading School District Superintendent, Dr. Khalid N. Mumin, announced Thursday he has accepted the position of Superintendent of Schools at Lower Merion School District. For over 20...

Alvernia student dining options expand to downtown Reading

Alvernia expands student dining options and promotes economic development in downtown Reading through the CollegeTowne Card program, a new partnership between the university and restaurants located in...
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Reading School District Recognized for Vaccination Efforts by PA Dept. of Education

Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Dr. Noe Ortega and Deputy Secretary Dr. Sherri Smith joined Reading School District administration and community partners to discuss the importance of...

Alvernia welcomes new tenants at Reading CollegeTowne Campus

Three organizations made the move to 401 Penn Street today. Community First Fund, La Mega Radio and the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters join BCTV and Starbucks as tenants...

Alvernia creates new position to support faculty, staff and students in scholarly activities

Alvernia University’s O’Pake Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development brings its entrepreneurial resources to the university’s faculty and students through a newly created position, the Director of...

Gov. Wolf Visits Reading to Celebrate Increased Investments in Early Childhood Education

Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by advocates and legislative members to celebrate the $30 million increase in early childhood education funding in the state budget at...