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CSI:Erie Course Brings Blood Spatter to Summer Camp

Blood spatter is generally a bad thing at summer camp. (See: Voorhees, Jason.) But the students in Gina Narducci’s new “CSI: Forensics” course didn’t run from it: They flung it, dripped it, drizzled it and pressed their fingers in it, leaving prints, which Alex Cipolla, 10, checked with a special fluorescent light.

Penn State Behrend Now Offering Arts Administration Major

Young art majors often list their occupation as “cashier.” It’s a rite of passage for actors, painters and stage designers.

New Student Lounge Opens in Lawrence Hall

The room is called Oliver’s – a nod to Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, whose victory in the Battle of Lake Erie is honored inNew Student Lounge Opens in Lawrence Hall each of the named residence halls at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. It opened for student use on Thursday, Jan.

Supermileage Team Wins International Competition

A lightweight, single-seat test car designed by students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, won the Society of Automotive Engineers’ 2012 International Supermileage Challenge.

Hockey Coach Joins May 16 Caravan to Penn State Behrend

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Penn State men’s hockey coach Guy Gadowsky will join football coach Bill O’Brien for the final week of the Coaches Caravan, which stops at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, May 16.

Penn State President Rodney Erickson Responds to NCAA Sanctions

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Penn State President Rodney Erickson released the following statement in regard to the sanctions announced by the NCAA on Monday, July 23:

Kazmerski to Graduates: "Take Time to Build and Nourish Your Social Support Networks"

As is tradition at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, the address at the fall 2012 commencement ceremony was given by a Penn State Behrend faculty member. Dr. Victoria Kazmerski, associate professor of psychology, shared the remarks below, titled “Weaving a Network of Success” with the candidates and their guests. The college awarded 247 undergraduate and 33 graduate degrees at the Junker Center ceremony.

Early Learning Center Maintains NAEYC Accreditation, Voluntarily Meets Nation's Highest Standard

The Early Learning Center at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has retained its accreditation as a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Academy for Early Childhood Program—a voluntary standard the center has maintained since its initial accreditation in 2005.

Penn State Behrend Wins AMCC President's Cup

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has again won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference President’s Cup.

$64,928 Awarded to Undergraduate Student Researchers

November 28, 2011 - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has awarded sixty-seven undergraduate research grants totaling $64,928 for the spring 2012 semester. The grants will support the research of 103 students who are overseen by forty-six faculty members. The spring award list is: