Brittney Ehrlich of Sinking Spring receives white coat at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine ceremony

Brittney Ehrlich of Sinking Spring and other first-year doctors of medicine students received the first symbol of their new profession as Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine held its ninth annual White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2021 Friday, Aug. 4, in Scranton. At the ceremony, Geisinger Commonwealth’s dean, Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., told the students, “Some doctors succumb […]

Wilkes University awards degrees

Wilkes University held its summer commencement ceremony on Sept. 10 in the Henry Gymnasium of the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center. The University awarded 403 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the summer 2017 semester. Samuel Batchelor of Birdsboro received a bachelor of science in nursing degree in nursing John Hazel of Birdsboro received a master of […]

Lebanon Valley College introduces Pride of The Valley Marching Band students

Lebanon Valley College’s Pride of The Valley Marching Band will feature 135 students this year. The marching band performs at all home football games as well as appearances at various exhibitions throughout the fall semester. Local students participating in marching band include: Daniel Behler of Leesport, a graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education […]

Sinking Spring resident performs in NFL opener pregame show at Gillette Stadium

Julie Jones of Sinking Spring was among the over two hundred Dean College students to participate in the 2017 NFL pregame celebration held at Gillette Stadium on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Best experience ever; Indescribable; Truly special; Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – these are just a few words that Dean College students are using to describe their experience. Over two hundred […]

Class of 2021 enrolls at Alvernia University

The undergraduate Class of 2021 and the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Class of 2022 arrived at Alvernia University Aug. 17 and took part in service projects around the City of Reading for Orientation Day of Service Aug. 18. Philip Hobaugh of Birdsboro is a graduate of Twin Valley High School, studying Accounting Emily Coppa of Birdsboro is a graduate of St. Philomena Academy, […]

Kutztown University LGBTQ and Women’s Center to host gender and sexual minorities conference

The Kutztown University LGBTQ and Women’s Center will be hosting a Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference on Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room (218) of the McFarland Student Union. A keynote address will be given by Mara Keisling, a transgender rights activist and founding executive director of the National Center for […]

Albright College students named to spring 2017 dean’s list

The following local Albright College students were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester: Zachary Griffith, a junior political science/classical studies major; Shaun Johnson, a senior business administration: economics/mathematics major; Anh Nguyen, a senior business administration: marketing major; Marissa Scalese, a senior business administration major; Khanh Vuong, a junior accounting major; Kiara Eisenhower, a sophomore fashion/design major; Kayla Harding, a sophomore business administration/marketing major; Jennifer Heydt, a sophomore English major; Trung Nguyen, a sophomore mathematics major; William Adams, a junior chemistry major; Briana Berstler, a freshman biology major; Tram Chu, a junior accounting major; and Linh Vuong, a freshman alpha major, all from Reading. Albright […]

Craig Grohoski named resident assistant at Alvernia University

Craig Grohoski of Mount Penn, is serving as a Resident Assistant at Alvernia University for the 2017-18 academic year. Grohoski, is studying Accounting at Alvernia and is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School. Resident Assistants (RAs) are upper-class students who reside in Alvernia’s residence halls and help build strong and healthy residential communities, which complement and extend classroom learning. As an RA, Grohoski encourages student responsibility […]

Students earn dean’s list honors at Saint Joseph’s University

The following students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2017 semester at Saint Joseph’s University: Bernadette Simcik, Rachel Cox, Samantha Hagelbarger and Samantha Kane all of Reading.

Lucy Horn helping first-year students adjust to Alvernia University

Lucy Horn of Reading is serving as an Orientation Weekend Leader at Alvernia University for Orientation Weekend, Aug. 24-27, 2017. The weekend is full of events for the incoming Class of 2021. Horn is studying Occupational Therapy at Alvernia and is a graduate of Agora Cyber Charter School. Alvernia Orientation Weekend Leaders (OWL) or Orientation Assistants (OA) are current university students who play integral roles in New Student […]