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A portrait of AmeriCorps VISTA member Will Taylor.

Behrend campus garden becomes a community resource

More than 40,000 people in Erie County do not have consistent access to fresh, affordable food. Penn State Behrend's campus garden and food pantry can help reduce that number, Will Taylor says.
A portrait of AmeriCorps VISTA member Will Taylor

Will Taylor at Penn State Behrend

Erie native Will Taylor was the first AmeriCorps VISTA member at Penn State Behrend. He helped manage the campus garden and food pantry and the Waste Not program, which donates food to the Erie City Mission.

Penn State Behrend's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Club took first place in the International Supermileage Challenge, held June 7-8 at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds test track in Michigan.

How’s this for fuel efficiency? 3,013 mpg

Penn State Behrend’s SAE Club team finished first in this year’s International Supermileage Challenge, held June 7-8 at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds test track in Michigan. The competition challenges teams to create vehicles that squeeze the most mileage out of a single tank of high-octane gasoline. The Behrend vehicle traveled 3,013 miles on one gallon of gas, which was a new United States record.
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Penn State Behrend’s 2018 Smith Carillon Concert Series schedule announced

The Smith Carillon Concert Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has announced its 2018 performance schedule. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Free hot dogs and snacks will be served during the performances.
The Yahn Planetarium, which operated as the Erie Planetarium since 1959, relocated to Penn State Behrend in 2014 and has become a staple of the college’s School of Science.

Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend offers ‘out-of-this-world’ fun

The Yahn Planetarium, which operated as the Erie Planetarium since 1959, relocated to Penn State Behrend in 2014 and has become a staple of the college’s School of Science. More than 11,000 visitors enjoyed a show at the planetarium in 2017.
Items left for sale at Penn State Behrend's Trash to Treasure event.

Penn State Behrend's 'Trash to Treasure' sale to benefit United Way

The end-of-semester Trash to Treasure indoor yard sale at Penn State Behrend will again benefit bargain-hunters, the environment and United Way of Erie County. The sale will be held in Erie Hall on Saturday, May 12.
Items left for sale at Penn State Behrend's Trash to Treasure event

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Penn State Behrend's annual Trash to Treasure sale will be held in Erie Hall on Saturday, May 12. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m.

A student receives her degree at Penn State Behrend's spring commencement ceremony.

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A total of 624 degrees were awarded at Penn State Behrend's spring commencement. The ceremony was held May 4 at Erie Insurance Arena.

A student smiles during Penn State Behrend's spring commencement ceremony.

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A total of 624 degrees were awarded at Penn State Behrend's spring commencement. The ceremony was held May 4 at Erie Insurance Arena.

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