Penn State Behrend

Congratulations, graduates!

Penn State Behrend's spring commencement ceremony celebrated the Class of 2019.
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Behrend to renovate historic Federal House

A $6.3 million renovation and expansion of the Federal House will provide a new home for the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research, and Evaluation (CORE).
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Behrend student builds game for Xbox, PlayStation and PC platforms

Videogames are a $135 billion industry. In a market that crowded, can Brian Wilson's "Where the Bees Make Honey" make money?
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Our Impact Keeps Growing

Read and watch how Penn State Behrend is improving the lives of others and advancing the Erie region and beyond.
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Former Penn State Behrend administrator Ben Lane stands in front of the college's Glenhill Farmhouse

Lane scholarships assist Penn State Behrend students who experience hardship

Ben Lane served as dean of students and director of admissions at Penn State Behrend. New scholarships created by his family will support students who are experiencing hardship.
Penn State Behrend nursing graduate Angela Jenkins stands in the college's rennovated nursing simulation lab.

High-tech simulators (and fishing bait) help students train for nursing work

The high-fidelity patient mannequins in Penn State Behrend's nursing labs can mimic almost any medical emergency. Instructors use wigs, crushed leaves and tissue-paper chicken pox to make the scenarios even more realistic.
Penn State Behrend baseball player Ian Taylor runs the bases.

Losses knock Behrend baseball team from conference tournament

Penn State Behrend’s baseball team exited the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament after losses to La Roche and Penn State Altoona. The team will host the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships, beginning with the semifinals on May 18.
2019 Western-region Sustainability Forum attendees

Eight Commonwealth Campuses highlight sustainability efforts at regional forum

The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.
Michael Rutter, associate professor of statistics at Penn State Behrend, delivers the faculty address at the college's spring commencement ceremony.

Commencement address: Michael Rutter, associate professor of statistics

Michael Rutter, associate professor of statistics at Penn State Behrend, gave the faculty address at the college's 2019 spring commencement ceremony, held Friday, May 3, at Erie Insurance Arena. He titled his address "Three (Plus or Minus One) Hopes for the Class of 2019."