Face masks are now required to be worn indoors on eight Penn State campuses, in accordance with public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that advises that masks be worn in counties with high COVID-19 Community Levels.
Joseph Prischak, a longtime supporter of Penn State Behrend and its students, died May 21 at age 91. "His legacy in the plastics industry, in the Erie community and at Penn State Behrend will last for generations," Chancellor Ralph Ford said.
Penn State Behrend’s track and field teams competed in the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference Championships at Moravian University on May 18 and 19. Dan Dabrowski, a sophomore from Harborcreek, placed third in the discus. He currently ranks 10th in the NCAA’s Division III.
More than 150 plastics industry professionals from 40-plus companies are expected on the Penn State Behrend campus when the Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference returns to the college June 8-9.
Even before taking the reins as Penn State’s 19th president this month, Neeli Bendapudi has spent much of the spring traveling across the commonwealth on her listening tour of the University’s campuses.
The Penn State Behrend baseball team lost to Mount Aloysius in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship game, falling short in both halves of a doubleheader. Jake Dietz, Isaac Stouffer and John Berger were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Penn State Behrend awarded 660 degrees at the college's spring commencement ceremony. The May 6 program, held at Erie Insurance Arena, also honored Behrend's 2020 graduates, whose commencement events were virtual, due to the pandemic.
Five Penn State finance students — four at Penn State World Campus and one at Penn State Behrend — received scholarships that will aid in their access to and completion of industry exams. The exams cover a variety of industry topics, including characteristics of alternative asset class strategies and portfolio management concepts.
The Penn State Behrend men’s track and field team won its sixth consecutive Colonial States Athletic Conference championship on May 8, finishing with 302 team points. The women’s team also won, claiming a fifth CSAC title — the team’s first since 2019.