Alvernia Breaks Ground on CollegeTowne Renovations

Alvernia University breaks ground on a $20 million renovation and retrofitting project at its new downtown Reading location at 401 Penn Street, the centerpiece of Reading CollegeTowne,...

Dr. Mumin Finalists In National Superintendent of the Year Award

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has named the finalists for the 2021 National Superintendent of the Year. This distinction honors school system leaders throughout the country who...

Alvernia Receives $4 Million Grant from PA Redevelopment Program

Alvernia has received a $4 million grant from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program to renovate its newly secured downtown Reading location at 401 Penn Street. 401 Penn...

Berks County Public Libraries Launch Supportive Learning Collection

Berks County Public Libraries has launched a new Accessibility and Supportive Learning Collection, containing games and activities curated for young learners with adaptive learning needs. “Our goal in...

Local Leaders Join Alvernia University Board of Trustees

Two new members were recently appointed to the Alvernia University board of trustees. The new trustees are John Gallen Jr., Owner and President of Ethosource and Wyatt Seating,...

Reading School Board Votes to Continue Full Remote Learning

9:30pm - The Reading School Board has voted to continue with Full Remote Learning and to continue with all students and teaching staff working at home. The school board voted...

Reading’s Dr. Mumin Named PA Superintendent of the Year by PASA

Dr. Khalid Mumin, Superintendent of the Reading School District, has been selected as the 2021 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators...

Alvernia Launches Engineering Programs to Meet Region’s Workforce Needs

Alvernia University has taken the next step in their new CollegeTowne initiative by announcing three new three new Bachelor of Science degrees during a press conferece in...

Olivet Boys & Girls Club Reopening Locations with Limited Capacity

At a press conference today, Olivet Boys & Girls Club President and CEO, Chris Winters, outlined the organizations reopening procedure at Olivet's Pendora Park location in Reading. Beginning...

New Partnership Jump Starts Alvernia’s CollegeTowne Initiatives

Alvernia University and the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania have collaborated to provide incubator support and potential funding to support innovative projects developed by local...
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