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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Exeter Informant: Exeter Mini-THON raises over $30K, breaks record

Shortly before 8AM on Saturday, Exeter students revealed their total collected donations in this year’s Mini-THON event; which included over 12 hours of activities starting Friday evening....

Berks Students Use Engineering Skills to Fight Hunger

Fifteen teams from elementary through high school competed this weekend in the 3rd annual Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading Canstructure event, a structure building competition to fight...

Shippensburg University Surprises 7 Reading Students with Full Scholarships

What began as an unassuming, normal day for 7 Reading High School seniors, turned into a day they will never forget. Shippensburg University representatives visited Reading High...

Nellie Bly Scholarship Program to Help 25,000 Students Afford College

Governor Tom Wolf visited Kutztown University and East Stroudsburg University to discuss how his innovative Nellie Bly Scholarship Program would help at least 25,000 students in the...

Berks Schools Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with Story Time

United Way's Ready Set Read initiative celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday today on Read Across America Day, hosting several story time sessions at various schools across in Berks...

Auditor General DePasquale Completes Audit of I-LEAD Charter School

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released the results of his performance audit of the I-LEAD charter school this week. “I take very seriously the responsibility for auditing all schools...

Alvernia’s Reading After School Program Receives $200k Gift

Alvernia University’s South Reading Youth Initiative has been awarded $200,000 in annual funding from Customers Bank. The longtime after-school enrichment program managed by the university’s Holleran Center...

Weidenhammer Joins Alvernia University’s Board of Trustees

John Weidenhammer, president and founder of Weidenhammer Systems Corporation, joins Alvernia University’s board of trustees. Weidenhammer, the chairman of the Berks Alliance and Reading native, has championed downtown...

Reading Eagle: I-LEAD Charter School could close at the end of the school year

I-LEAD Charter School, Berks County’s only brick-and-mortar charter school, could close its doors at the end of the school year. That closure is part of negotiations the charter school...

Alvernia University Announces Development Plans for Downtown Reading

Alvernia University expands into downtown Reading after entering into a letter of intent agreement for a location on Penn Street as the genesis for the Reading CollegeTowne...
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