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College for Kids registration opens

Registration for Penn State Behrend's College for Kids program is now open. Classes begin June 12.

The sixth Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference will be held June 21-22 at Penn State Behrend.

Past, present and future of plastics industry to be discussed at conference

The sixth Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference will be held June 21-22 at Penn State Behrend.
A student studies in Penn State Behrend's John M. Lilley Library

Books not the only measure of growth at Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

With 6,000 student visits every week, the John M. Lilley Library at Penn State Behrend is getting louder. The librarians say that's a good thing.
A student studies in Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

"People think a library has to be a quiet, stuffy place," says Stephanie Diaz, a reference and instruction librarian at Penn State Behrend's John M. Lilley Library. "There's value in that. But there's a lot more to what we do here."

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

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 Penn State Behrend Concert Band’s annual spring performance will be held Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons at the college.

Take a musical journey with the Behrend Concert Band

The Penn State Behrend Concert Band’s annual spring performance will be held Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons at the college. The program, titled “Journeys” is intended to be a musical travelogue across several continents.
Total Solar Eclipse pictured.

Total solar eclipse to be discussed at Penn State Behrend

The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the contiguous United States, Jimmy Carter was president. Sony had just introduced a new portable music player: the Walkman. So this summer’s Great North-American Eclipse will be a major astronomical event.

April 26: College for Kids registration opens

Our summer enrichment program offers one-week courses for children ages 6 to 14. Classes begin June 12.
Seun Babalola pictured.

Penn State Behrend student collects thousands of bottles of water for Flint

Seun Babalola, a sophomore political science major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, collected more than 3,000 bottles and raised $308 to assist the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The bottles will be delivered in early April to Mission of Hope, a church and food bank in the Flint area.
Crystal Farrell and Rachel Finnegan participate in a virtual reality applications session.

Goggles on, girls enjoy (virtual) trip to New York City

Twenty girls from Harbor Creek High School and Chautauqua Lake Secondary School participated in Penn State Behrend's first Women in Computing Day, which was designed to expose them to careers that are made possible by majoring in computing or information technology.

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