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A portrait of Sara Stahlman

Sara Stahlman

Sara Stahlman is an extension director at Pennsylvania Sea Grant. She was included in the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40" feature for 2018.

A portrait of Jessica Resig

Jessica Resig

Jessica Resig is the director of the Center for eLearning initiatives at Penn State Behrend. She 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.

A portrait of Walaa Ahmad

Walaa Ahmad

Walaa Ahmad is the assistant director of educational equity and diversity programs at Penn State Behrend. She was included in the Erie Reader's "40 Under 40" feature for 2018.

Dan Perritano pushes his daughter in a wheelchair on the side of a road.

Dan and Emma in DuBois (WS crop)

Penn State Behrend soccer coach Dan Perritano and his daughter Emma walked from Erie to Pittsburgh to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The 130-mile journey took them two weeks.

Dan Perritano pushes his daughter in a wheelchair on the side of a road.

Soccer coach completes 130-mile charity walk

Dan Perritano went for a walk with his daughter. They finished on the field at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
Dan Perritano pushes his daughter Emma in a specialized wheelchair.

Behrend soccer coach completes 130-mile charity walk from Erie to Pittsburgh

Penn State Behrend soccer coach Dan Perritano went for a walk with his daughter. They went all the way to Pittsburgh. "We walk, and we talk, and Emma points me where to go," he said.
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.

Amari Eaddy, right, and David Burdak participate in an Interactive Watershed Game at the Children's Water Festival, held May 17 at Penn State Behrend.

Penn State Behrend's Children’s Water Festival creates young conservationists

More than 1,000 Erie County fifth-grade students attended the Children's Water Festival, held May 17 at Penn State Behrend. The day-long event is designed to educate students about the importance of water, including ground water, surface water, watersheds, water quality and water conservation, through dynamic, hands-on activities.

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