Two students dance during move-in day at Penn State Behrend

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With the addition of Trippe Hall, Penn State Behrend can now house nearly 3,000 students on campus. That's good news for the Class of 2022, which includes students from 20 foreign countries.
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An aerial view of Erie's bayfront

'An all-hands-on-deck effort'

This year's ERIE conference connected the organizers of several economic revitalization efforts in the region. "The economy absolutely is changing," one said.
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John Champagne leans on a chair in Lilley Library

Penn State Laureate presents Sept. 6 at Behrend

The problematic and contradictory relationship between the art of Italian painter, sculptor and muralist Corrado Cagli and the fascist government that supported him will be explored in an upcoming presentation by Penn State Laureate John Champagne.
Members of the 1968-69 Penn State Behrend men's basketball team Duane May (far left), Eric Obert, Doug Zimmerman, Roger Sweeting (coach) and Dan Fry pose for a photo during the Herb Lauffer Memorial Golf Tournament.

Fifty years later, 20-0 season remains highlight for Behrend men's basketball

In 1968-69, the Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team earned a perfect 20-0 regular season record. Earlier this summer, members of the team visited Erie to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the undefeated season.
Ann Scott, left, and George Emanuele have been named Executives in Residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.

BNY Mellon and Erie Insurance leaders join Behrend as Executives in Residence

Ann Scott, community outreach manager for Erie Insurance Group, and George Emanuele, senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management and president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society, have been named Executives in Residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.
The co-founders of the Oasis Market pose in the marketplace.

Behrend alumna launches year-round Erie farmer's market

Penn State Behrend alumna Faith Kindig saw a need for a year-round, indoor farmer's market in downtown Erie. With support from the Northwest Pennsylvania Innovation Beehive Network, she's now planning a grand opening.
Penn State Behrend's student garden will continue to be a big part of the Sustainable Food Systems Program.

Sustainable Food Systems Program expands to Behrend and Beaver locations

Katie Chriest recently joined the University as sustainable food systems program coordinator for Commonwealth Campuses. The position expands the Sustainable Food Systems Program that launched at University Park three years ago and served as the impetus for the University’s student farm.