When the markets close, Penn State Behrend's WPSE radio pivots from business news to live, local, play-by-play sports. This year, the station will broadcast more than 100 Erie County high school football and basketball games.
Winning the Reuben Award — the top prize for comic-strip authors — wasn’t part of the plan for Dave Blazek, who attended Penn State Behrend before earning a journalism degree at University Park in 1979. “I don’t really have a plan,” he said.
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Penn State Scranton Instructional Designer Griff Lewis and colleagues from other campuses held Commonwealth Connections: Instructor Day, an all-day virtual faculty development event featuring engaging Zoom sessions devoted to various facets of online course delivery.
Three families with ties to Penn State Behrend have created scholarships that will support educational equity at the college. Their endowed gifts will directly support students whose gender, race or cultural background contributes to the diversity of Behrend’s student body.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, discussed her work in the social-justice movement during an online forum that opened Penn State Behrend's celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As part of the University’s comprehensive testing strategy for the spring semester, all Penn State students must meet requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to their return or if they are already living in their campus community.
Penn State has developed a comprehensive spring 2021 COVID-19 testing strategy for all campuses that includes both required and voluntary testing during the remote learning period and the in-person portion of the spring semester.
Penn State Behrend's Smith Creative Writers Reading Series begins Jan. 28 with a reading by Alberto Rios, Arizona's first poet laureate. Readings will continue through April -- on Zoom, due to the pandemic -- featuring award-winning poets, prose writers and the work of students in Behrend's creative writing program.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, discussed social justice activism, including the Black Lives Matter movement, in an online forum that will open Penn State Behrend’s 2021 celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. The Jan. 18 program, which was hosted on Zoom, was free and open to the public.