The Holleran Center for Community and Global Engagement was established in 2006 by Dr. Thomas Flynn, who had a vision of Alvernia's future and how the students' coursework and co-curriculum should embrace and reflect the mission and values of the University.
The Office of Career Development provides opportunities for students to build their professional and job-search skills; interact with employers and recruiters; discuss their educational and career paths; apply for work-study opportunities across campus; assess their work and co-curricular experiences and identify transferable skills; and participate in the job-search process.
For more information in regards to Student Employment please visit the Career Development Office, located in Bernardine Hall Room 103.
The Office of Global Engagement presents students with the opportunity to engage in new cultures while studying abroad, enroll in courses that provide a new understanding and leave the world in which they are familiar.
The Office of Multicultural Engagement provides thought-provoking dialogue and events that are engaging, supporting, and respecting of all individuals that inspires and creates an inclusive environment.
Bog Turtle Creek Farm is a program designed to make healthy, fresh produce available to families in the City of Reading, including those who utilize government programs such as WIC and SNAP to purchase their food. Alvernia Students manage the farm and the produce that is sold each Friday during the Summer at the Penn Street Market. This is the only Farmer's Market in the Berks County area that currently accepts SNAP.
Environmental Education Programs that help facilitate hands-on learning for children of all ages, with sustainability events such as the Earth Day Festival and EcoFun Day.