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High school students invited to Spend a Summer Day at Behrend

High school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
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Math instructors attempt to solve high-school-to-college learning gap

Students who excel at algebra and calculus while in high school often struggle with the same concepts in college. A two-year study by faculty members at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, could help to close that "math gap."
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Behrend student Josh Kolarac finds success through soccer and newspaper

Josh Kolarac recently completed his junior year at Penn State Behrend, where he has been a standout, both on the soccer field and in the newsroom. He has started as a defender the past two seasons for the Behrend men’s soccer team and has served as editor-in-chief of the Behrend Beacon, the college’s weekly student newspaper.
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Penn State Behrend’s 2017 Smith Carillon Concert Series schedule announced

The Smith Carillon Concert Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will return this July to the college. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Penn State Behrend graduates Nicole Krahe and Olivia Narciso

Student projects support Erie artists and cultural organizations

“Art sometimes has this stigma of being out of reach for people,” said Laura Flockerzi, a new graduate of the Arts Administration Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Community projects coordinated by her and other graduates just might change that.