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Seven new members added to Behrend Council of Fellows

Penn State Behrend has added seven new members to its Council of Fellows. The 80-member council is composed of regional community and business leaders who advise Chancellor Ralph Ford and the campus' leadership team on issues related to economic development and regional need.

Global Programs announces 2017 Travel Grants awards

Spring 2017 produced a record-breaking number of applications for Global Programs Travel Grants.
Model African Union

Behrend students take on delegate roles at National Model African Union Summit

A team of Penn State Behrend students participated in Howard University’s 15th annual National Model African Union Summit. The four-day summit, sponsored by the African Union Mission and Member State Embassies in Washington, D.C., is a simulation of the proceedings of the African Union.
Mickie MacNicol pictured.

Penn State Behrend student uses photography for philanthropy

Mickie MacNicol, a junior nursing major at Penn State Behrend, will combine her passions for humanitarianism and photography this spring. From now until the end of the semester, she invites all graduating seniors to contact her to set up a senior photo shoot. In exchange for the photos, participating students are asked to donate only what they can afford, and MacNicol will give all proceeds from the photo shoots to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania.
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.
M. Ehsan Hoque

Behrend graduate M. Ehsan Hoque wins university Alumni Achievement award

M. Ehsan Hoque, a 2004 Penn State Behrend computer engineering graduate, is one of nine recipients of the Penn State Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Achievement Award.
Penn State Behrend professor Alicyn Rhoades works on the college's environmental scanning electron microscope.

Alicyn Rhoades at ESEM

Alicyn Rhoades, an assistant professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER grant to study thermal transition rates in plastics processing.

Students assemble coloring books during a service project at Penn State Behrend.

Circle K service project at Penn State Behrend

Students assemble coloring books during a Circle K service training program at Penn State Behrend. The books were given to patients at the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Erie.

Penn State Behrend professor Bill Lasher is hit with a cream pie during a fundraiser.

Penn State Behrend United Way campaigns pass $1M mark

At the close of its 2016 employee campaign, which raised $54,000 for United Way of Erie County, Penn State Behrend reached an important milestone: More than $1 million in total giving to United Way and its programs.
Penn State Behrend professor Bill Lasher is hit with a cream pie during a fundraiser.

Penn State Behrend United Way Pi Day

Bill Lasher, chairman of the mechanical engineering program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is hit with a cream pie during a United Way fundraiser. The campus has raised more than $1 million for United Way since 1992.

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