Research & Outreach by the Black School of Business


OutreachPenn State Behrend annually funds nearly $250,000 in undergraduate research opportunities, giving students hands-on learning experiences in their areas of interest. Each student is eligible for grants ranging from $700 to $1,200, and follows an application process that includes selecting a faculty mentor, developing a research project, and creating a formal proposal. The college also hosts an undergraduate research conference each year where students present their work.

During these research projects, Black School of Business students have an opportunity to collaborate with professors on cutting-edge projects that make a difference in the real world, working in the college’s many outreach centers, including Partnership Erie and the Economic Research Institute of Erie (ERIE).