Arts and Entertainment

Libraries Short Stories spring contest winners announced

The winning writers of Penn State University Libraries Short Stories’ “April Showers” spring 2020 contest have been announced. Representing six Penn State campuses, the latest writing contest challenged Penn State students, faculty and staff across the commonwealth to unleash their best original short stories or poetry on the theme of weather.

Third Coast Percussion

Third Coast Percussion will perform at Penn State Behrend's Music at Noon: The Logan Series on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The performance is free and open to the public.

Libraries short stories fall 2019 contest winners announced

The winning writers of Penn State University Libraries Short Stories’ “Brunchin’ Around” fall 2019 contest have been announced. Representing seven Penn State campuses, the latest writing contest challenged Penn State students, faculty and staff across the commonwealth to unleash their best original short stories or poetry on the theme "Brunchin’ Around."

Short Edition collage photo

Penn State University Libraries’ Short Edition short story dispensers at Commonwealth Campus library locations, including, clockwise from left, John D. Vairo Library at Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Harrisburg Library, Berks Thun Library and John M. Lilley Library at Penn State Behrend. The University Libraries now has 10 short story dispensers University-wide, including one with community partner Schlow Centre Region Library, making it both the first and largest university partner with Short Edition worldwide. Prize-winning short stories and poems from the Brunchin' Around fall 2019 contest are added to the machines and displayed online at http://psu.short-edition.com

Tom Varano

Speed-painter Tom Varano will create original works of art during a performance in Bruno's Cafe at Penn State Behrend on Jan. 21.