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A student talks with a recruiter at the Penn State Berhend fall Career and Internship Fair.

Record attendance boosts Behrend career fair

More than 180 companies collected résumés at the college's fall career fair. Several returned to campus to interview candidates.
A student talks with a recruiter at the Penn State Berhend fall Career and Internship Fair.

Behrend career fair (carousel crop)

A record 184 companies attended Penn State Behrend's fall Career and Internship Fair, held Sept. 19 in the college's Junker Center.

AcousticSheep LLC CEO Wei-Shin Lai, center, meets with a student during Penn State Behrend's Fall Career and Internship Fair, held Sept. 19 at the college.

Erie startups seek top local talent at Penn State Behrend career fair

A record 184 companies attended Penn State Behrend's Fall Career and Internship Fair, held Sept. 19 in the college’s Junker Center. More than 1,400 students, also a record, attended the event, which was sponsored by the Academic and Career Planning Center.
A dinner plate painted to honor the actress Julie Andrews.

Behrend students save a seat for women in history

The artist Judy Chicago's 1979 masterwork, 'The Dinner Party,' celebrated women from myth and history. A class project at Penn State Behrend honors Chicago's vision while paying tribute to a new set of women.
A dinner plate painted to honor the actress Julie Andrews.

'The Dinner Party' at Penn State Behrend

A dinner plate painted to honor Julie Andrews is part of a student project now on display at the John M. Lilley Library at Penn State Behrend. The plates were inspired by the artist Judy Chicago's 1979 installation, "The Dinner Party."

Taylor May, shown here with Gabrielle Dietrich, director of Choral Ensembles at Penn State Behrend and artistic director for YPC Erie, had never sung in a formal choir until he came to college.

Taylor May finds success through song

When Taylor May first arrived at Penn State Behrend, he had never sung in a formal choir. The senior digital media, arts, and technology major now says that joining the Behrend Concert Choir ended up being one of the best decisions he has ever made.
Vertna Bradley pictured.

SPLICE Festival fuels Behrend professor’s affinity for short films

This past year, Vertna Bradley, an assistant teaching professor of film studies at Penn State Behrend, created the SPLICE Film Fest, an international film and video art festival showcasing short films ranging in length of at least 1 minute to no more than 10 minutes. Held this past summer at the Erie Movie House, the inaugural SPLICE Film Fest received more than 400 entries from 55 different countries.
A professor works with a student in a Penn State Behrend engineering lab.

U.S. News ranks engineering programs at Penn State Behrend among nation's best

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place the School of Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, among the top 40 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation in the category of schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor's or master's. The college is at No. 35 on the list, which was released Sept. 10.
A professor works with a student in an engineering lab at Penn State Behrend.

Behrend engineering programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place the School of Engineering at Penn State Behrend among the top 40 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation.

Behrend students provide financial literacy training to local teachers

Twenty-six states, including Pennsylvania, have no curriculum requirement for basic K-12 financial education. Faculty members and students at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business are closing that knowledge gap by providing lesson plans and financial literacy training to teachers at more than 40 schools.

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