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Bob Light, former associate dean for research and outreach and chief operating officer of Penn State Behrend

Bob Light

Bob Light, former associate dean for research and outreach and chief operating officer at Penn State Behrend, died Feb. 13. "There is virtually no aspect of the college or our neighboring community where his impact was not felt," Chancellor Ralph Ford said.

Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend

Ken Louie (January 2018 ELI)

Ken Louie directs the Economic Research Institute of Erie and is an associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend.

Robert Speel, associate professor of political science at Penn State Behrend

Robert Speel (Gerrymandering ruling)

Robert Speel is an associate professor of political science at Penn State Behrend. He will discuss gerrymandering in Pennsylvania during a free lecture at the Jefferson Educational Society on Feb. 8.

A close-up of the Pennsylvania capital building

Pennsylvania capital building

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered the state legislature to draw new congressional districts by Feb. 9. The court said the existing electoral map gives a partisan advantage to Republicans.

New Kensington students participate in MLK Jr. Day of Service

New Kensington students participate in regional MLK Jr. Day of Service

Penn State New Kensington students volunteered Jan. 15 for a regional MLK Jr. Day of Service in Erie with students from other Penn State campuses in western Pennsylvania. Pictured, left to right, are New Kensington students Ally Clark, Tyler Campbell, Shannon Josefoski and Ashley Worlds.

Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK service projects

With bike repairs and bingo games, our students give back to the Erie community.
Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

MLK Day bikes

Shannon Josefoski, right, cleans a bicycle at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network in Erie. Josefoski, a student at Penn State New Kensington, was one of 50 students who participated in Erie service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Two Penn State Behrend students paint a hallway during a MLK Day service project.

MLK Day painters

Will Taylor, an Americorps VISTA intern at Penn State Behrend, and Ashlyn Kelly, a senior at the college, paint a hallway at the Lodge on Sass, a transitional housing shelter in Erie. A total of 50 Penn State students contributed to service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Local funding of 1855 Capital could boost Penn State Behrend business projects

A $1 million investment in the 1855 Capital Fund, which formed to support companies with a connection to Penn State, could benefit startups and other business projects launched by Penn State Behrend alumni, students and faculty.

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