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A portrait of Penn State Behrend professor Jeffrey Pinto

Penn State Behrend professor selected for career research award

The International Project Management Association has selected Jeffrey Pinto, professor of management in the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for its annual research award. He is the first American to receive the award, which recognizes career achievement in the field of project management.
A portrait of Jeffrey Pinto, professor of management at Penn State Behrend

Jeffrey Pinto

The International Project Management Association has selected Jeffrey Pinto, professor of management in the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for its annual research award.

A digital painting of a ship next to a large blue wave.

A painting that moves? Behrend art instructor shows what new tech can do

The "paint" in Heather Cole's large fabric painting "Don't Give Up the Ship" is actually computer code. Scan it with the Blippar app, and the ship will move.
A digital painting of a ship next to a large wave.

"Don't Give Up the Ship"

Heather Cole, a lecturer in digital arts at Penn State Behrend, created this digital painting, which is embedded with computer code. Using the Blippar app, viewers can make the ship move.

Penn State Behrend professor George Looney in a classroom with students

George Looney

George Looney has been named distinguished professor of English and creative writing at Penn State Behrend. He has taught poetry at the college for 18 years.

COIL at Penn State announces grant recipients

The Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State has announced it will fund four new projects through its Research Initiation Grant Program. The goal of the COIL grant program is to provide seed money for Penn State researchers to gather preliminary evidence to pursue external funding for larger studies that enhance teaching and learning through online innovation.
Dawn Blasko

Dawn Blasko named executive director of University Faculty Senate

Dawn Blasko, associate professor of psychology at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been appointed executive director of the University Faculty Senate. Blasko, who will begin her new role on July 1, has been a member of the Faculty Senate for nearly 17 years and is a past chair.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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.

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