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a bridge designed by girls during GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend is pictured.

Middle school students design and engineer bridges at GE Girls

A total of 50 seventh-and eighth-grade female students attended GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend during the week of June 19-23. The program — one of just 20 in the world — is a week-long science, technology, engineering and math camp held on campus.
Taylor Morris graduated from Penn State Behrend with a degree in psychology this past May.

Research defines psychology graduate's time at Penn State Behrend

Taylor Morris graduated from Penn State Behrend with a degree in psychology this past May. The Bradford, Pennsylvania, native was recognized this spring with the Ralph Dorn Hetzel Memorial Award and the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award.

COIL at Penn State announces grant recipients

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State has announced it will fund four new projects through its Research Initiation Grant Program. The goal of the COIL grant program is to provide seed money for Penn State researchers to gather preliminary evidence to pursue external funding for larger studies that enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.
Behrend’s SAE Club's 2017 vehicle, pictured, traveled 2,418 miles on one gallon of gas.

New engine design powers Behrend Supermileage vehicle to 2,418 mpg

Powered by a new engine, Penn State Behrend’s Society of Automotive Engineers club team vehicle finished second in this year’s International Supermileage Challenge, held June 8-9 at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds test track. The vehicle traveled 2,418 miles on one gallon of gas.
Student walking outside Lilley Library

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.
Math equations written on a blackboard.

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."
Josh Kolarac stands in front of a display of Behrend Beacon newspapers.

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.
The Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel pictured.

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.
Penn State Behrend graduate Phil Shank

Penn State Behrend launches new entrepreneurship and innovation minor

A new minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will teach students how to advance an original idea by solving problems, recognizing opportunities and learning from failure while launching a start-up or innovating within an existing company.