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A group photo of the Penn State Behrend CFA Research Challenge team

Behrend CFA research team (2018)

A team from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, competed in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, a global student investment competition.

Daniel Kovalevich, a sophomore computer science major at Penn State Behrend, pictured.

Have a World Campus question? Professor Nittany can help

Still in its alpha test stage, Professor Nittany is a question-answering chatbot designed to help students with World Campus advising questions. The concept was first developed by Meng Su, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, and a team of students at Penn State Behrend.
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10 Penn Staters to be honored with Alumni Achievement Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 10 prominent young alumni at the Alumni Achievement Awards on March 23. Alumni Achievement Award recipients are nominated by an academic college or campus and invited by the president of the University to return to Penn State to share their expertise with students and the University community. Honorees demonstrate to students that Penn State alumni succeed in exceptional fashion at an early age.
A young participant enjoys the Hearts and Showers activity during the Valentine's Day Extravaganza, held Saturday, Feb. 10, at North East School District’s Earle C. Davis Primary school.

‘Extravaganza’ ensures all feel the love this Valentine’s Day

With the help of Karen Rizzo, assistant professor of special education, Penn State Behrend first-year student Morgan Yelverton planned the Valentine’s Day Extravaganza, held Saturday, Feb. 10, at North East School District’s Earle C. Davis Primary school. This free, carnival-type event was open to all in the Erie region and featured games designed for inclusion.
Penn State Schreyer Scholar Margaret Dunlap

Behrend Scholar interested in treating bodies and minds

Penn State psychology student Margaret Dunlap has an eye on becoming an orthopedic surgeon, but is currently researching emotional memory.
Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend

National economy buoyed Erie County in late 2017, Behrend economist says

Five of the eight measures in the Erie Leading Index, an economic forecasting tool developed at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business, showed growth between June and September. "The economy is adjusting," says Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at the college.

Behrend team ready for CFA research challenge

A Penn State Behrend student investment team will compete at the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Pittsburgh. The college won the regional event in 2016 and again in 2017.
Poetry centered in black circle.

Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest receives nearly 2,000 entries

Students from Massachusetts, New York and Wisconsin earned the top three prizes in the 2017 Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest. In total, the contest received nearly 2,000 entries.
Arpan Yagnik, assistant professor of advertising at Penn State Behrend

Super Bowl ads can 'make or break your brand,' Behrend professor says

The Super Bowl is the Everest of ad buys. So why are there always spots for avocados? Arpan Yagnik, assistant professor of advertising at Penn State Behrend, explains what makes a commercial work.
Kyle Kozura

$1.2 million gift provides Penn State Behrend students with access to Moldex3D

Students at Penn State Behrend now have access to Moldex3D, an industry-leading plastics flow simulation program, thanks to a new software gift valued at $1.2 million. The software was donated to the college by Moldex3D, in part because of the reputation of Penn State Behrend’s plastics engineering technology program, one of only six accredited programs in the United States.