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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A student rehearses with the Penn State Behrend Concert Band

Behrend Concert Band to mark college's anniversary with music written in 1948

The Penn State Behrend Concert band will celebrate the college's 70th anniversary by performing music written in 1948. The Nov. 15 concert is free and open to the public.
A Penn State Behrend volleyball player digs the ball during a match.

Behrend volleyball team exits ECAC tournament

The Penn State Behrend women’s volleyball team lost to McDaniel in the quarterfinals of the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships. The team swept Wilkes in the tournament’s first round.
AmeriCorps VISTA member Rob Felger poses in the Lion's Pantry food pantry at Penn State Behrend.

Student food pantry offers free, healthy food to members of Behrend community

Twenty percent of all students at four-year colleges do not have sufficient access to safe and nutritious food. The Lion's Pantry at Penn State Behrend has become a lifeline for students who otherwise would go hungry.
Penn State Behrend soccer player Richard Blanchard prepares to kick the ball

Overtime kick lifts Behrend soccer team into NCAA's D3 'Sweet 16' round

A highlight-reel bicycle kick in the 102nd minute lifted the Penn State Behrend men’s soccer team over host John Carroll in the second round of the NCAA Division III soccer tournament. The goal broke a two-overtime tie and carried the Lions into the Sweet 16 round of the tournament for the first time in program history.
A group of students build pipe-cleaner structures during an engineering outreach program at Penn State Behrend.

Model windmills power 'Women in Engineering' project at Penn State Behrend

Nearly 150 high-school students attended Penn State Behrend’s 13th annual “Women in Engineering Day” program. The event’s “MacGuyver”-style workshops encourage girls to think creatively and learn from their mistakes, while introducing them to engineering fields and careers.
A Penn State Behrend soccer player advances toward the goal.

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.