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Eric Frei pictured.

Hear how recent finance graduate found early career success

A fund financial services supervisor at The Vanguard Group will discuss his experience in the company’s rotational group in the next presentation of the Finance Speaker Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Eric Frei’s presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in Room 236 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center.
Tyler Conn, a Developer 2 for Hyland, meets with students at Penn State Behrend's Fall Career and Internship Fair.

Companies seek to stand out at Penn State Behrend's Fall Career Fair

Penn State Behrend's Fall Career and Internship Fair, which was sponsored by the Academic and Career Planning Center and held Sept. 20 in the college’s Junker Center, was the largest yet. A total of 175 companies and more than 1,300 students attended.
Becky Hammon

First full-time female NBA coach to speak at Penn State Behrend

Becky Hammon, the NBA's first full-time female coach, will discuss her career journey Sept. 13 when she visits Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, as part of its Speaker Series. Her presentation — “ASSIST: The Keys To Successful Leadership & Teamwork” — begins at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Junker Center.
Graphic outlining Industry 4.0 pictured.

Manufacturing VP to discuss 'Internet of Manufacturing'

Industry 4.0 will be the topic of discussion at “The Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2017: Industry 4.0.” The forum, co-sponsored by the School of Engineering and the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier, Erie.
YPC Erie Choristers pictured.

The Young People's Chorus of Erie is looking for new choristers

The Young People’s Chorus of Erie will hold open rehearsals later this month for its 2017-18 season. Open rehearsals give young people between the ages of 7–18 the opportunity to attend a rehearsal, meet the staff and learn about YPC Erie.
Morgan Farrell, far left, and her classmates examine red dye they recovered from a mock crime scene during Penn State Behrend's "CSI-Crime Scene Investigations" College for Kids course.

Students investigate crime scenes during Penn State Behrend’s College for Kids

This year marked the 24th year for Penn State Behrend's College for Kids, and it was the largest yet: A total of 1,381 children between the ages of 6 and 14 participated. They took part in more than 100 classes, including "CSI-Crime Scene Investigations."
Total Solar Eclipse pictured.

Experience the Great American Eclipse with Penn State Behrend

To commemorate the Great American Eclipse, Penn State Behrend invites guests to visit its School of Science on Monday, Aug. 21, for telescopic viewing of the phenomenon. Free parking will be available in the parking lot outside the School of Science Complex, which is also the site for the telescopic viewing.
Wenrui Cai pictured outside, in front of a tree.

Penn State Behrend student's interest in diversity flourishes on campus

Because of her heritage and previous life experiences, Wenrui Cai, who is of Chinese descent but was raised in Milan, Italy, has always been interested in interacting with diverse populations. That’s exactly what she has done at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, where she recently completed her sophomore year.
Alexandra Alfonso Castro pictured.

Behrend student promotes healthy habits

Alexandra Alfonso Castro, a chemistry major who recently completed her junior year at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has made it her mission to promote healthy habits on campus. She created the Campus Health and Fitness Club, a new student organization that educates students on how they can avoid getting sick.