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Students work in the financial trading lab at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business.

AACSB extends accreditation of Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business

AACSB International has extended its accreditation of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend through 2022. Just 5 percent of the world's bachelor-level degree programs earn the AACSB distinction.
Students work in the financial trading lab at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business

AACSB accreditation of Black School of Business

AACSB International has extended its accreditation of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend through 2022. 

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Behrend faculty and staff featured in Erie's '40 Under 40'

This year's edition of the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40," an annual showcase of the region's most dynamic and impactful young professionals, includes five faculty and staff members from Penn State Behrend. Ten alumni also made the list.
A collage of Penn State Behrend faculty and staff selected for Erie's "40 Under 40"

Penn State Behrend faculty and staff featured in Erie's "40 Under 40"

Five Penn State Behrend faculty and staff members were featured in the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40" list for 2018. Ten graduates of the college also appear on the list.

A portrait of Arpan Yagnik

Arpan Yagnik

Arpan Yagnik is an assistant professor of advertising at Penn State Behrend. He was included in the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40" feature for 2018.

A portrait of Caitlin Handerhan

Caitlin Handerhan

Caitlin Handerhan is the executive director of the Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend. She was included in the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40" feature for 2018.

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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
A professor stands at a chalkboard.

Behrend professor completes 10-week NASA research fellowship

"Every child wants to be an astronaut at some point," Charlotte Marr de Vries says. She got closer than most.
A college professor stands at a chalkboard.

Behrend professor completes 10-week NASA fellowship

Charlotte Marr de Vries, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State Behrend, completed a 10-week faculty fellowship at NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center. She worked with a team that studied water and air systems for a proposed space flight to Mars.
A professor posed in front of two flags at NASA.

Charlotte de Vries at NASA

Charlotte Marr de Vries, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State Behrend, completed a 10-week faculty fellowship at NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

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