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2014-07-21 23:06:56

Major corporation partnering with Alvernia University this summer to promote scientific exploration for middle school students. Reading, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Budding scientists are benefitting from a unique partnership between a global corporation and a community-oriented university — both committed to making an impact on young people’s lives. For the third year, Carpenter Technology Corporation teamed up with Alvernia University to offer 150 Reading, Pa., middle-school students a...

2014-04-24 23:12:43

Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan will receive an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters from Alvernia University before addressing the Class of 2014 at Commencement, May 10, at 2 p.m. Reading, Pa. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan will receive an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters from Alvernia University before addressing the Class of 2014 at Commencement, May 10, at 2 p.m. Vice Admiral Nathan is Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and...

2014-03-18 23:23:24

Come to learn about Alvernia University’s newest program. Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Alvernia University will hold an information session on March 20 for those interested in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) -- the university’s newest program. Interested students are invited to learn more about Alvernia’s DPT and admissions process with Program Director Christopher Wise, who will present on the program mission, philosophy, accreditation status, curriculum, faculty and...

2014-03-13 23:24:08

Marine veteran Eric Sears, currently a junior majoring in sport management at Alvernia University is spending spring break in Washington D.C., donating stem cells to a fellow veteran with leukemia. Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 At age 25, Eric Sears has already served his country well. The Marine veteran who served four years and one deployment to Afghanistan is now back home in Reading, Pa., a junior majoring in sport management at Alvernia University. But this spring break, he is...

2014-03-07 23:22:43

Art Caplan will discuss "End of Life: Legal, Medical and Ethical Issues" for the annual Batdorf Lecture at Alvernia University, March 18, 2014. Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Art Caplan, considered one of the foremost experts on Bioethics and the ethics of healthcare reform, will discuss the legal, medical and ethical issues surrounding end of life for Alvernia University’s annual Batdorf Lecture, March 18, 5 p.m., in the McGlinn Conference Center. The lecture will be...

2014-02-20 23:30:05

Two new tracks, Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership & Healthcare Administration, offer career versatility for MSN students. Reading, PA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Alvernia University is offering two new specialties for students seeking a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. The new Nursing Education track and the new Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration track are offered in a blended — part virtual classroom, part in-person — format. In addition, the...

2014-01-29 23:31:51

Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. Reading, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Bilingual staff members will be on hand to help families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at Alvernia University on Saturday, Feb. 8. The annual "FAFSA & Fun" event is open to the public, and will be held in the lobby of Bernardine Hall...

2013-12-09 23:26:33

This week, Alvernia University students participating in the service-learning project provided a detailed marketing plan for a proposed aquaponic food bank for the Greater Reading area. Reading, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Students in Alvernia University’s Marketing Research Seminar (BUS 444) course presented detailed marketing plans for the viability of an aquaponic food bank to Sergei Szortyka, local philanthropist and owner/CEO of Quaker Maid Meats, this week. Interested in the...

2013-11-05 23:31:37

As the future growth potential increases in the field of occupational therapy, Alvernia University is offering a new avenue into the career, for those who discover it later in life. Reading, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 With an already strong five-year Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) degree program, Alvernia University will now offer a shorter, entry-level master's in occupational therapy program for students already possessing a bachelor's degree. According to...

2013-10-25 23:02:59

New Alvernia DPT Program Application Deadline April 2014 (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 As the Baby Boomer generation ages, physical therapists are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 77,400 physical therapy openings by 2020, a 39 percent increase, which outpaces national average. Our Physical Therapy students will have the opportunity to learn from professors who remain active in clinical practice and publication and have demonstrated excellence in their ability to...


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