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A group photo of the Penn State Behrend CFA Research Challenge team

Behrend CFA research team (2018)

A team from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, competed in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, a global student investment competition.

Daniel Kovalevich, a sophomore computer science major at Penn State Behrend, pictured.

Have a World Campus question? Professor Nittany can help

Still in its alpha test stage, Professor Nittany is a question-answering chatbot designed to help students with World Campus advising questions. The concept was first developed by Meng Su, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, and a team of students at Penn State Behrend.
A young participant enjoys the Hearts and Showers activity during the Valentine's Day Extravaganza, held Saturday, Feb. 10, at North East School District’s Earle C. Davis Primary school.

‘Extravaganza’ ensures all feel the love this Valentine’s Day

With the help of Karen Rizzo, assistant professor of special education, Penn State Behrend first-year student Morgan Yelverton planned the Valentine’s Day Extravaganza, held Saturday, Feb. 10, at North East School District’s Earle C. Davis Primary school. This free, carnival-type event was open to all in the Erie region and featured games designed for inclusion.
Penn State Schreyer Scholar Margaret Dunlap

Behrend Scholar interested in treating bodies and minds

Penn State psychology student Margaret Dunlap has an eye on becoming an orthopedic surgeon, but is currently researching emotional memory.

Behrend team ready for CFA research challenge

A Penn State Behrend student investment team will compete at the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Pittsburgh. The college won the regional event in 2016 and again in 2017.
Poetry centered in black circle.

Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest receives nearly 2,000 entries

Students from Massachusetts, New York and Wisconsin earned the top three prizes in the 2017 Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest. In total, the contest received nearly 2,000 entries.
Jacqueline DuMont, a senior Communication major at Penn State Behrend, pictured.

Penn State Behrend student perfects ‘Pitch’ during advertising competition

The Pitch is a two-part competition where participants from different universities work with an advertising agency to deliver a real-world proposal to a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization. Penn State Behrend student Jacqueline DuMont won the competition last semester and will now receive public recognition at the Pittsburgh ADDY Awards in March, and her résumé will be distributed to the Pittsburgh Advertising Federation’s Board of Directors.
Annalie Fitzgibbon, a senior plastics engineering at Penn State Behrend, received a U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Gilman Scholarship recipient to embrace culture while studying abroad

Annalie Fitzgibbon, a senior plastics engineering major at Penn State Behrend, received a U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. This spring, she will study at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
Craig Miranda pictured next to Lion Plaza at Penn State Behrend.

Kuwait native reflects on growth on eve of fall commencement

As a first-year student during the 2014-15 academic year, Craig Miranda was profiled by Penn State Behrend as part of its “Far From Home” series, which documented a year in the life of international students at the college. This week, the Kuwait native will graduate from Penn State Behrend and as he looks back on his time at the college, he sees one constant: growth.

Graduate unionization hearing transcripts now available

Several weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) provided Penn State and the Coalition of Graduate Employees (CGE) with the transcripts from the PLRB hearings that were held on the petition filed by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) to unionize Penn State graduate students.

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