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Penn State Behrend student Billy Santoro hugs a guy to whom he has donated bone marrow

A life-saving match

Behrend student Billy Santoro had his DNA tested at a campus bone marrow drive. When he matched with a teen in need in Louisville, both of their lives changed forever.
Penn State Behrend soccer player Richard Blanchard prepares to kick the ball

Behrend soccer team reaches NCAA's Sweet 16

Wins over Lycoming College and John Carroll University have carried the men's soccer team deeper into the NCAA D3 tournament than ever before.
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.
Ralph Ford, Rebecca Olanrewaju and Tim NeCastro pose at the announcement of the Excelerate program at Penn State Behrend.

Erie Insurance boosts student scholarship program

The Excelerate program will provide scholarships and research stipends for as many as 50 Penn State Behrend students every year.
A man in an industrial setting looks through a virtual-reality headset.

VR simulations help students see 'the big picture'

Researchers in the School of Engineering are developing immersive virtual-reality environments to better teach industrial engineering systems.
A student talks with a recruiter at the Penn State Berhend fall Career and Internship Fair.

Record attendance boosts Behrend career fair

More than 180 companies collected résumés at the college's fall career fair. Several returned to campus to interview candidates.
Faculty, staff and students assemble on a Penn State Behrend field in the formation of a 70.

Celebrating Penn State Behrend

A three-day event for parents, families and alumni will launch a yearlong celebration of the college's 70th anniversary.
A portrait of the actor David Harbour

Speaker Series will feature star of 'Stranger Things'

This year's Speaker Series will include an Emmy-nominated actor, a former presidential candidate, a former CIA director and the founder of the #MeToo movement.
Two students dance during move-in day at Penn State Behrend

Home suite home

With the addition of Trippe Hall, Penn State Behrend can now house nearly 2,000 students on campus. That's good news for the Class of 2022, which includes students from 20 foreign countries.
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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