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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.
A portrait of NASA astronaut Michael Fincke

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.
A portrait of political analyst Elise Jordan

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.
PSU wind turbine

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.