Greg Filbeck, a faculty member at Penn State Behrend since 2006, has been appointed director of the Black School of Business at the college. He brings to the position nearly 25 years of experience in teaching, research, outreach and academic leadership.
This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
A team of Penn State Behrend students participated in Howard University’s 15th annual National Model African Union Summit. The four-day summit, sponsored by the African Union Mission and Member State Embassies in Washington, D.C., is a simulation of the proceedings of the African Union.
Penn State Behrend students Dalia Tenda Batuuka, Ava Bosco, Isis Duncan, Chantel Drake and Constantijn van der Wegen, pictured left to right, participated in Howard University’s 15th annual National Model African Union Summit. Sponsored by the African Union Mission and Member State Embassies in Washington, D.C., the four-day summit is a simulation of the proceedings of the African Union.
Penn State Behrend's student hackers won prizes at recent WiCHacks and HackPSU events. One group developed a simulation to combat workplace harassment. Another taught an Amazon Echo to check their grades and assignments on Canvas.
It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Eric W. Corty has been appointed director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend. He brings to the position more than three decades of experience in teaching, research, outreach and academic leadership.