Penn State Behrend alumna Ashlyn Kelly writes on a post-it note in the Reed Union Building stairwell.

(Not so) random acts of kindness

A life-changing experience led alumna Ashlyn Kelly to join, and then lead, the Random Acts of Kindness club, which works anonymously to promote goodwill at Penn State Behrend.
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Behrend soccer teams win AMCC titles, advance to NCAA tournaments

The Penn State Behrend women’s soccer team won its eighth consecutive Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference title with a 1-0 victory over Mt. Aloysius. The men’s team defeated Medaille, 3-1. Both teams carry eight-game winning streaks into the NCAA tournaments.
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Heard on Campus: NASA Astronaut Michael Fincke at Penn State Behrend

NASA's partnerships with SpaceX and other private companies were planned long before any of those companies existed, astronaut Michael Fincke said during a visit to Penn State Behrend: The government did the same thing with air travel.
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Behrend Speaker Series to feature debate with Howard Dean and Elise Jordan

Former presidential candidate Howard Dean and political analyst Elise Jordan – a regular contributor to NBC News, MSNBC and Time magazine – will debate the ideological rift in modern American politics during the next installment of the Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend on Nov. 13.
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Support Penn State Behrend outreach programs on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday offers Penn Staters a new opportunity to support three Behrend outreach programs on Nov. 26-27: the Young People’s Chorus of Erie, Honors Education and Youth Education Outreach.
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Making wind farms more efficient

With energy demands rising, researchers at Penn State Behrend and the University of Tabriz, Iran, have completed an algorithm — or approach — to design more efficient wind farms, helping to generate more revenue for builders and more renewable energy for their customers.
Lex Leamon works to create a mechanical hand during 21st Century Kids, held Friday, Oct. 19, at Penn State Behrend.

Youngsville students explore career pathways at 21st Century Kids

A total of 55 seventh-graders from the Youngsville School District attended 21st Century Kids, held Friday, Oct. 19, at Penn State Behrend. The program brings youth from rural populations to the college, allowing them to experience a college setting and participate in hands-on STEM workshops taught by Penn State Behrend faculty members and leaders from local STEM-focused businesses.