How is CollegeTowne part of Alvernia’s Franciscan mission?

As a Franciscan institution, Alvernia’s mission compels it to be a source of transformation for 学生 and the communities it serves, 作为圣. Francis of Assisi was during his day. 就像圣. Francis played a critical role in rebuilding the Church, Alvernia, collaborating with other partners, will play a key role in the revitalization of the communities it serves in Reading, 路向北开 and 费城.

How is the O 'Pake研究所 connected to CollegeTowne?

The newly re-engineered O 'Pake研究所 will serve as a catalyst for educational and business expansion, including the student-powered business incubator, in the communities it serves.

What is a business incubator?

A business incubator provides training and support to help develop new and startup companies. As a space for student-powered ideas and exploring program opportunities for strategic growth, it serves as a catalyst for local or regional economic development. To support its academic programs, Alvernia is partnering with local economic growth organizations Greater to establish student-centered business incubators in the communities it serves.


约翰R. Post Center at Reading CollegeTowne
约翰R. Post Center at Reading CollegeTowne
约翰·R. Post Center at Reading CollegeTowne is Alvernia’s new downtown Reading facility. The dynamic extension of main campus showcases Alvernia’s student-centric approach to learning.
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路向北开 CollegeTowne
路向北开 CollegeTowne, 阿尔维尼娅刚满17岁,000-square-foot facility, boasts high-tech academic and community space.