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Broadcasting Square Shopping/Dining Trip

Join the Office of Student Activities for a trip to Broadcasting Square.  If you forgot something to complete your dorm room, we have you covered.  Pick it up at stores like Target, Bed, Bath & Beyond or Weis.  Grab dinner at Smokey Bones, Buca di Beppo or IHOP.  Or just take a ride and grab a book and a coffee at Barnes & Noble.  Sign up in the Office of Student Activities.

Start Date: 8/23/2010 7:00 pm
End Date: 8/23/2010 9:00 pm
Location: Broadcasting Square - Wyomissing, PA
Sponsor: The Office of Student Activities
 
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  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.