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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Trustees Extend President Loyack’s Contract through 2027

The Alvernia University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend the contract of university President John R. Loyack through 2027, the university announced Monday. “President Loyack’s innovative thinking...
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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...

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...

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...

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...