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The 16th annual Erie presentation of Tuba Christmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Celebrate the holidays with the 16th annual Tuba Christmas at Penn State Behrend

The 16th annual Erie presentation of "Tuba Christmas" will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Behrend. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Nov. 30: Behrend Concert Band

The Concert Band at Penn State Behrend will perform original works by Ralph Vaughan-Williams and Haydn Wood at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons.
The Concert Band at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will perform its annual fall concert Thursday, Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. in the McGarvey Commons of the college’s Reed Union Building.

'Song, Story, and Remembrance' theme highlights Penn State Behrend Concert

The Concert Band at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will perform its annual fall concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the McGarvey Commons of the college’s Reed Union Building.
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.

Nov. 15: 'Music at Noon' series

The Dorian Wind Quintet will perform a free concert in McGarvey Commons as part of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.
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.
“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.

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