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Greg Filbeck

Greg Filbeck named director of Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business

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.
A portrait of Greg Filbeck, the new director of the Black School of Business at Penn State Berhend

Greg Filbeck to lead Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business

Greg Filbeck has been named director of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend. He has taught at the college and served in various administrative roles since 2006.

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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

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.
Eric Corty, director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend

Eric Corty to lead School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend

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.
A portrait of Eric W. Corty, director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend.

Eric W. Corty

Eric W. Corty has been appointed director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend. He has taught in the school since 1993.

A portrait of the actress Jessica Biel

Penn State Behrend professor details actress Jessica Biel's family story

The ballad of Francis Marion Brazier ends badly: Brazier, the great-great-great grandfather of the actress Jessica Biel, was killed while attempting to escape a Civil War prison. Joseph Beilein, an assistant professor of history at Penn State Behrend, helped tell the story on a recent episode of TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?"

Peck, Herrera named recipients of 2017 Kopp International Achievement Award

Kyle L. Peck, professor of education in the College of Education and research fellow, co-director for the Center for Online Innovation in Learning; and Andy Herrera, director of educational equity and diversity programs at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; are recipients of the 2017 W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award.
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Penn State announces 2017 faculty and staff awards

Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The faculty and staff awards ceremony is Wednesday, April 19.
Penn State Behrend assistant professor Alicyn Rhoades works on the colleges environmental scanning electron microscope.

$500K NSF grant will advance Behrend faculty member's plastics research

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant to Alicyn Rhoades, an assistant professor of engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, to study how friction and cooling rates during the manufacturing process affect the strength, flexibility and biodegradation of plastic materials.
Alicyn Rhoades, an assistant professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend

Alicyn Rhoades

Alicyn Rhoades, an assistant professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER grant.

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