Campus Life

Provost provides update on University's coronavirus actions

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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.

Behrend THON team 2020

Five Penn State Behrend students — from left, Hunter Frazier, Kathleen Murphy, Jack Walker, Alexis Kobusinski and Ashley Sharpe — will dance at the 2020 THON, which begins Feb. 21, 2020.

Behrend program to explore economic inequality

Three community leaders will discuss how best to balance inequalities while building a sustainable city when the Penn State Behrend Sustainability Series hosts "A Community Discussion on Economic Inequality" on Feb. 20.

Heard on Campus: Author Greg Lukianoff at Penn State Behrend

"We are giving a generation of students absolutely awful advice," author Greg Lukianoff said during a Feb. 4 Speaker Series talk at Penn State Behrend. “When we say, ‘Your feelings are always right,’ or, ‘If something makes you uncomfortable, then it must be wrong,’ we are telling students that they are more fragile, and less independent, than they actually are."

Take the Penn State Community Survey beginning Feb. 3

On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.