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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...

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...

Outgoing Alvernia President Thomas Flynn Earns Emeritus Status

The Alvernia University board of trustees grants emeritus status for outgoing president Thomas F. Flynn following 14 years of transformational leadership. This is the first time in...

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...

Schwank, Caltagirone, Rozzi: Reading School District and Berks IU Receive Funds

Reading School District and the Berks County Intermediate Unit have been selected for Continuing of Education Equity Grants (CEEG) for the 2019-2020 academic year, State Sen. Judy...

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...

Summer Book Share Program Benefits Teachers in the Parks

Do It Local Fundraising began two years ago, right here in Berks County, by Heather & Patrick Brady. With a mission to localize, modernize, and customize the...

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...

Governor Wolf Extends School Closure for Remainder of Academic Year

Continuing his efforts to protect the health and safety of students and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools will remain...

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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