Briana Zdradzinski named Kutztown University Presidential Ambassador

Briana Zdradzinski of Reading has been named a Presidential Ambassador at Kutztown University. Founded in 1997, the Presidential Ambassadors is a student organization that works directly with the President’s Office and the Kutztown University Foundation and Alumni Relations. The mission of the group is to support events that connect current students with alumni, faculty, staff and university friends; to […]

Lebanon Valley College welcomes record high 513 new students

The quiet and serene campus turned quickly to excitement during Move-in Day at Lebanon Valley College. Happy greetings among roommates and staff assisting new families blended with the sounds of coaching whistles on the fields and music rising from the Pride of The Valley Marching Band on the quad. Deavor Koch of Reading, a graduate of Exeter Township High […]

Wilkes University awards degree to Andrea Bannon of Reading

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. Andrea Bannon of Reading, Pa., received a bachelor of science in nursing degree.

Exeter Township High School graduate named Presidential Fellow at Susquehanna University

Priscilla Kim of Reading was selected to be a Presidential Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year at Susquehanna University. Each year, approximately 20 sophomore students are selected to be Presidential Fellows. Deans and department heads nominate students they feel have the academic ability, enthusiasm and interest to benefit from co-curricular discussions of literature, theater and current events. During the […]

Jonathan S. Kim of Reading enrolls at Colby College

Jonathan S. Kim of Reading, Pa., enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall. Before classes began Sept. 6, Kim took part in a weeklong orientation that included a civic engagement component in downtown Waterville, an introduction to academic and intellectual life at Colby, and an address by the Dr. Frank and Theodora Miselis Professor of Chemistry D. […]

Angelica Gilpin earns dean’s list honor at Central Penn College

Angelica Gilpin, of Reading, has been named to the Central Penn College Dean’s List for the spring 2017 term. Gilpin is majoring in the accounting bachelor of science program. To qualify for the designation, a student must carry six or more credits and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better for the term.

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. Shaddya Pimienta-Mundell of Mount Penn is a graduate of Antietam High School, studying Nursing at Alvernia. Alexis Iswalt of Reading is a graduate of Exeter […]

Welcome to the Berks County Courier

My name is Martha Conway, publisher of the new Berks County Courier. As publisher of the successful Madison County Courier in my New York home, we’ve been quite successful helping underserved and often ignored segments of smaller communities, such as libraries, schools, non-profit organizations, law enforcement and churches – get the word out about their […]