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Penn State Behrend professor Bill Lasher is hit with a cream pie during a fundraiser.

Penn State Behrend United Way campaigns pass $1M mark

At the close of its 2016 employee campaign, which raised $54,000 for United Way of Erie County, Penn State Behrend reached an important milestone: More than $1 million in total giving to United Way and its programs.
Penn State Behrend professor Bill Lasher is hit with a cream pie during a fundraiser.

Penn State Behrend United Way Pi Day

Bill Lasher, chairman of the mechanical engineering program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is hit with a cream pie during a United Way fundraiser. The campus has raised more than $1 million for United Way since 1992.

Greener Behrend Director Ann Quinn conducts research aboard the R/V Lake Guardian

Great Lakes trip boosts watershed protection efforts at Penn State Behrend

Greener Behrend Director Ann Quinn boarded a ship for a week-long science excursion on Lake Superior. Then a 300-year storm rolled in.
A visitor looks at a map of Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park.

P.I.L.O.T. agreement reflects growth of Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has reached a 10-year agreement with three local taxing bodies to provide annual payments in lieu of taxes for property in Knowledge Park, a 106-acre innovation complex owned and operated by the campus.
A visitor looks at a map of Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park

Penn State Behrend approves Knowledge Park PILOT agreement

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has reached a 10-year agreement with three taxing bodies to provide annual payments in lieu of taxes for Knowledge Park.

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Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a high-quality online institution by U.S. News and World Report.
Urban farmer and author Will Allen

'Good Food Revolution' comes to Penn State Behrend

Will Allen operates Growing Power, the nation's preeminent urban farm. He will discuss his work there, and his book, "The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities," when the Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend resumes Nov. 9.
Urban farmer and author Will Allen

Will Allen

Urban farmer and author Will Allen will discuss "The Good Food Revolution" when Penn State Behrend's Speaker Series resumes Nov. 9.

Ralph Ford

Jefferson Lecture Series features Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford

An active network of innovators and entrepreneurs backed by educational, industry and government partners can do more than make some companies money. According to Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford, it just might revive Erie's economy. Ford outlined a model for entrepreneurial support at a Sept. 27 program in the Jefferson Lecture Series. Here, he revisits some key points from that presentation.
Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford discusses innovation ecosystems

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford discussed support for entrepreneurs during a Sept. 27 program at the Jefferson Educational Society. "Universities have always had a significant role in these systems," he said. "We're one of the key ingredients."

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