School of Humanities

Science Major Uses GIS Technology to Map Erie Arboretum

The New York Stock Exchange was created beneath a tree: On May 17, 1792, a small group of merchants gathered beneath a leafy buttonwood in front of 68 Wall St. to set rules for how their securities would be traded. The result, known as the “Buttonwood Agreement,” set commissions at one-quarter of a percent.

Trippe Hall Construction to Begin

Construction of Trippe Hall, a four-story, 251-bed residence hall at Penn State Behrend, is expected to begin in December. The $28.4 million building will be located near Ohio Hall, at the southwestern corner of the campus.

Young People's Chorus of Erie will be "Making Spirits Bright" at December concert

"The sights, sounds and feelings of the holidays hearken back to a time when winter's dark and cold did more than bring on a case of the blues—winter was a threat to many, a time to be worried about survival itself,” said Gabrielle Dietrich, YPC’s artistic director. “So, (with this concert), we turn to our traditions, the rituals and commemorations that helped our ancestors maintain motivation, will and solidarity.

Board of Trustees Approves New Penn State Behrend Residence Hall

Penn State’s Board of Trustees has approved the design and funding for construction of a $28.4 million residence hall at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The building, which will be located near Ohio Hall, at the southwestern corner of the campus, is scheduled to open at the start of the fall 2018 semester. Construction is expected to begin this month.