Activities and Traditions

Recognizing the Class of 2020

The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.

Behrend clubs move online

Penn State Behrend's 140 student clubs and organizations begin their programming year at the Club Showcase, shown in this file photo. When the college moved to a remote-learning environment, many of those clubs also went online.

Penn State Behrend to host virtual admissions open house

Penn State Behrend's April 18 admissions open house will be offered entirely online, with customized web pages and more than 40 Zoom meeting rooms. The college also is offering virtual tours and individual online meetings with admissions counselors, financial aid representatives, faculty members and coaches.

Behrend team prepares for THON

Penn State Behrend will have five dancers — the most ever for the college — at this year's THON. The team hopes to surpass its record fundraising effort from 2019, when they raised more than $57,000.