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CORE to host Positive Youth Development Summit Friday, May 19, at Behrend

The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Penn State Behrend will host a Positive Youth Development (PYD) Summit Celebration on Friday, May 19.
Helen Mendenhall, center, stands with Patrick Kress, left, and Alex Laffey during Penn State Behrend's Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip to Oakland last semester.

Penn State Behrend student relishes opportunity to give back during service trip

Service and volunteering have always been a big part of the Helen Mendenhall’s life. Those interests helped her quickly find her niche when she enrolled at Penn State Behrend this past fall.
 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol, students on steps

Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
Nike designer Tiffany Beers poses with the company's HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes.

Behrend alumna builds Nike's 'Back to the Future' shoe

Penn State Behrend alumna Tiffany Beers designed Nike's self-tying "Back to the Future" shoes. She discussed the 11-year project at the college's Fasenmyer Engineering Design Conference.

Seven new members added to Behrend Council of Fellows

Penn State Behrend has added seven new members to its Council of Fellows. The 80-member council is composed of regional community and business leaders who advise Chancellor Ralph Ford and the campus' leadership team on issues related to economic development and regional need.

Global Programs announces 2017 Travel Grants awards

Spring 2017 produced a record-breaking number of applications for Global Programs Travel Grants.
Model African Union

Behrend students take on delegate roles at National Model African Union Summit

A team of Penn State Behrend students participated in Howard University’s 15th annual National Model African Union Summit. The four-day summit, sponsored by the African Union Mission and Member State Embassies in Washington, D.C., is a simulation of the proceedings of the African Union.
Mickie MacNicol pictured.

Penn State Behrend student uses photography for philanthropy

Mickie MacNicol, a junior nursing major at Penn State Behrend, will combine her passions for humanitarianism and photography this spring. From now until the end of the semester, she invites all graduating seniors to contact her to set up a senior photo shoot. In exchange for the photos, participating students are asked to donate only what they can afford, and MacNicol will give all proceeds from the photo shoots to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania.
Seun Babalola pictured.

Penn State Behrend student collects thousands of bottles of water for Flint

Seun Babalola, a sophomore political science major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, collected more than 3,000 bottles and raised $308 to assist the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The bottles will be delivered in early April to Mission of Hope, a church and food bank in the Flint area.
M. Ehsan Hoque

Behrend graduate M. Ehsan Hoque wins university Alumni Achievement award

M. Ehsan Hoque, a 2004 Penn State Behrend computer engineering graduate, is one of nine recipients of the Penn State Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Achievement Award.