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Penn State Behrend students pose with homeowners during a spring break service trip to Houston.

Learning while serving

"The smallest things we do for others can make a huge difference," says Priya Patel, one of 24 Behrend students who traveled to Texas to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
A woman stands in the doorway of a dilapidated house.

Revitalizing the Rust Belt

The Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend will launch with two days of programming, including lessons from redevelopment in Detroit’s urban core.
A middle-school student watches a marble roll down a constructed track

'If it works, it's totally worth it.'

Students tested Rube Goldberg machines at the regional Science Olympiad, hosted by Penn State Behrend. It didn't take long for things to go wrong.
On Saturday April 21, Hoodie Allen will headline the spring concert at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Public tickets, which cost $10, will be available beginning March 15.

Hoodie Allen to headline spring concert

The Long Island rapper will perform at Junker Center April 21. Public tickets cost $10; Behrend students pay just $5.
Graphic promoting 2017 Lake Effect poetry contest

'Lake Effect' selects best high school poems

A national poetry contest sponsored by our B.F.A. in creative writing program drew nearly 2,000 entries.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK service projects

With bike repairs and bingo games, our students give back to the Erie community.
A man works with a 3D printer.

NSF grant will provide STEM training for teachers in three states

A $554,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will create a manufacturing and automation research site at Penn State Behrend.
The Kochel Center at Penn State Behrend

With the snow cleared, Behrend set to begin spring semester

The holiday break brought a snowstorm for the record books, but the college's roads, walkways and academic buildings are open.
The Nittany Lion wears a Santa hat.

Choirs of Penn State Behrend celebrate the season

Our holiday video ends 2017 on a high note.
Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Trail plan will protect Behrend's 'living lab'

The Wintergreen Gorge is one of the college's greatest assets. Our video series, 'This is Behrend,' details how we plan to preserve it.