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Members of the 1968-69 Penn State Behrend men's basketball team Duane May (far left), Eric Obert, Doug Zimmerman, Roger Sweeting (coach) and Dan Fry pose for a photo during the Herb Lauffer Memorial Golf Tournament.

Fifty years later, 20-0 season remains highlight for Behrend men's basketball

In 1968-69, the Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team earned a perfect 20-0 regular season record. Earlier this summer, members of the team visited Erie to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the undefeated season.
Ann Scott, left, and George Emanuele have been named Executives in Residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.

BNY Mellon and Erie Insurance leaders join Behrend as Executives in Residence

Ann Scott, community outreach manager for Erie Insurance Group, and George Emanuele, senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management and president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society, have been named Executives in Residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.
Penn State Behrend's student garden will continue to be a big part of the Sustainable Food Systems Program.

Sustainable Food Systems Program expands to Behrend and Beaver locations

Katie Chriest recently joined the University as sustainable food systems program coordinator for Commonwealth Campuses. The position expands the Sustainable Food Systems Program that launched at University Park three years ago and served as the impetus for the University’s student farm.
Penn State Behrend's Office of Student Leadership and Involvement places an emphasis on the personal growth and leadership development of students outside of the classroom.

Behrend students learn lifelong lessons through Leadership and Involvement

Penn State Behrend recently renamed the Office of Student Activities as the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement. The name change reflects the emphasis that the office places on the personal growth and leadership development of Penn State students outside of the classroom.
Linnea Henderson works to construct a dream home during the "Engineer and Build Your Dream Home" class at Penn State Behrend's College for Kids.

'There's no place like home'

Nearly 30 students were enrolled in the “Engineer and Build Your Dream Home” class, held as part of Penn State Behrend’s College for Kids program. More than 100 courses were offered this summer as part of the youth outreach program, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
YPC Erie Choir Camp

Young people find voices during choir camp at Penn State Behrend

Nearly 30 young people were enrolled in the Young People's Chorus (YPC) of Erie Camp, which was held in late June as one of more than 100 courses offered this summer as part of College for Kids at Penn State Behrend. This was the first time YPC Erie offered a course through College for Kids.
"Escape Room” was one of more than 100 courses offered this summer as part of Penn State Behrend's College for Kids program.

Students master escape plans at Behrend’s College for Kids

The "Escape Room” was one of more than 100 courses offered as part of Penn State Behrend's College for Kids, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. It also happens to be the largest year yet for the program; nearly 1,400 children between the ages of 6 and 14 are participating.
Myron Jones

Broadcasting pioneer and Behrend friend Myron Jones dies

Myron Jones, a pioneer in Erie’s radio and television broadcasting industry and a longtime friend and supporter of Penn State Behrend, died June 28 in Erie. He was 92.
Sydney Rotko, at left, and Sammy Fellows, both students in the General McLane School District, work on programming the alligator they created as part of GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend.

Middle school girls program Lego robots during GE Girls camp

A total of 50 seventh- and eighth-grade female students attended GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend in late June. The program — one of just 20 in the world — is a weeklong science, technology, engineering and math camp where attendees are paired with female mentors from GE Transportation.
Jupiter (pictured) along with Venus, Saturn and Mars will all be visible this summer.

Behrend to host summer Telescopic Observing Nights

This summer, four planets — Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars — will be visible after sunset. To commemorate the occasion, the School of Science at Penn State Behrend invites guests to visit the college for three special Telescopic Observing Nights.

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