Ten Penn State research teams earn Manufacturing PA Innovation grants

Penn State was awarded 10 grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2.8 million, across 43 grants in total, and will bring together government, industry, and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.

Penn State Behrend recognized with Commitment to Erie Award

Penn State Behrend was recognized with the Commitment to Erie Award for large organizations during a Sept. 19 awards ceremony at the Bayfront Convention Center. The awards, given annually by the Erie Times-News, honor businesses and nonprofits for the commitments that they make to the Erie region.

Pennsylvania Sea Grant receives environmental leadership award

The Pennsylvania Sea Grant College Program has received the 2018 John C. Oliver III Environmental Leadership Award, which is presented annually by the Tom Ridge Environmental Center Foundation. Ridge, a former Pennsylvania governor and the first secretary of Homeland Security, spoke at the Oct. 12 awards presentation.

Lessons from Detroit

A two-day forum about the revitalization of Detroit will launch the Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend. The fund is a community resource that will provide research-based policy solutions for leaders in Erie and similar communities.