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Alvernia Partners with DoubleTree to Expand Student Housing

Alvernia and DoubleTree by Hilton Reading have announced a partnership to expand student housing into downtown Reading. “Our partnership with the DoubleTree not only helps with de-densification efforts...

Graduates Celebrated at John Paul II Center for Special Learning

John Paul II Center for Special Learning held a private graduation ceremony on Thursday, August 27 for four students. Originally scheduled to be held in June, the...

Reading School District kicks off ‘Word on the Street’ Campaign

The Reading School District hit the streets this week with the "Word on the Street" campaign, a joint effort between Home and School Visitors and the District's...

Thinking of Homeschooling? Local Parents Share their Resources

With so much uncertainty surrounding the reopening of schools, some Berks County parents are instead making the choice to homeschool their children. A movement that has grown in...

Dunkin’ Awards $2,000 Scholarship to Berks County Student

The Dunkin’ Community Cruiser made a stop in Berks County Thursday afternoon to honor Berks Catholic graduate Ethan Kraycik, local recipient of the eleventh annual Dunkin’ Regional...

Reading holds Special School Board Meeting to Decide Reopening Plan

8/5/20 - 10:30pm - Following a lengthy executive session, the school board resumed the livestream for a public vote. The school board has voted (8-1) to choose "Scenario...

Berks Libraries Offer Grab-and-Go Kits During Summer Quest Program

While many libraries in Berks County haven’t yet opened their doors to in-person service, librarians are reaching out to their younger patrons this summer through grab-and-go learning...

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Assist Alvernia with Reopening Plan

To assist Alvernia University in testing its facility capacity and health and safety protocols for the return of the campus community during fall 2020 semester, the Reading...

Alvernia Finalizes Purchase of 401 Penn Street for CollegeTowne Expansion

Alvernia University has finalized the purchase of 401 Penn Street in downtown Reading. The latest addition to the Alvernia campus is now the centerpiece of Reading CollegeTowne,...

Alvernia Moves Forward with Design and Build Team for CollegeTowne Project

Alvernia selects RLPS Architects and Warfel Construction as the design and build team for the remodeling and retrofitting of the newly acquired building at 401 Penn Street...
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