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This is Behrend, Episode 1.2: Wintergreen Gorge

Did you know that the Penn State Erie, The Behrend College campus is more than 850 acres in all? One reason for that is the Wintergreen Gorge. For years, the gorge has been one of the college's greatest treasures. We take a closer look at this natural wonder in the latest episode of the web series, "This Is Behrend."

The fifth annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Nov. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Join the choirs of Penn State Behrend for an evening of holiday carols

The fifth annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Behrend. The community is invited to join the Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and YPC Erie in performing traditional wintertide and holiday carols.
Tiffany Eichler, a senior psychology major from Zelienople, Pa, plays Nintendo Switch during Extra Life 2017.

Penn State Behrend gamers go the distance for good cause

This month, members of the Game Developers Club at Penn State Behrend participated in Extra Life 2017, an international gaming marathon. By participating in the marathon, the club raised $851, which will support the Erie-based Saint Vincent Health System and its pediatric intensive care unit.
McDowell High School student Samantha Dixon, center, attempts to get her five-cent battery to conduct.

Attendees create bargain-bin batteries at Women in Engineering Day

This year marked the 12th year for Women in Engineering Day, which was held Friday, Nov. 3, at Penn State Behrend. More than 150 area high school girls attended.
Dorian Wind Quintet pictured.

Historic wind quintet to perform in Music at Noon at Penn State Behrend

On Nov. 15, Erie residents will get a chance to see the historic Dorian Wind Quintet live when it performs at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, as part of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.
Matt Stanton, left, meets with students Brooks Bennett and Alex Bupp, both seniors.

Behrend computer science alum urges students to 'Build their Road-map'

Matt Stanton, a 2005 computer science alumnus, remembers how he brought down the entire Penn State Behrend computer system with one misplaced semicolon. He's thankful that his legacy at the college now extends beyond that.
“We Who Believe in Freedom: Choral Music as a Vehicle for Social Change,” the fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be held Sunday, Nov. 12.

Social change theme highlights the Choirs of Penn State Behrend’s fall concert

“We Who Believe in Freedom: Choral Music as a Vehicle for Social Change,” the annual fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be held Sunday, Nov. 12.
Young preschool-aged girl pours fluid into a beaker.

'They absorb everything'

Science Storytime is a monthly program at Penn State Behrend where young learners are exposed to science-based topics through story reading, hands-on activities, and space shows held in the college’s Yahn Planetarium.
Man smoking a cigarette pictured.

Lecture to focus on the science of smoking

Matthew Weaver, assistant professor of psychology at Mercyhurst University, will discuss the dual-reinforcement model for nicotine and how that affects why people smoke when he visits Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Nov. 7 for the next presentation of the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior.
Image promoting YPC holiday concert.

Young People's Chorus of Erie holiday concert to highlight miracles

"A Great Miracle Happened There," this year's holiday concert from the Young People's Chorus of Erie, will explore the playful and more serious aspects of a variety of holiday traditions with tunes for Hanukkah, Christmas, Diwali and more.

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