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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. 

Students and faculty members show off their Penn State pride during a visit to Havana, Cuba, as part of the embedded course NURS 499: Foreign Study.

Behrend nursing students observe Cuban health care system during embedded course

As part of the embedded course NURS 499: Foreign Study, 13 students from Penn State Behrend, University Park and Hershey traveled to Havana, Cuba, to tour several health clinics and learn about the Cuban health care delivery system.
A candid photo of a Penn State graduate at commencement.

Florida student makes first visit to Penn State Behrend -- for commencement

Natalie Splinter traveled more than 1,000 miles to participate in Penn State Behrend's commencement ceremony. Splinter, a World Campus graduate with a degree in finance, had never before been to Pennsylvania.
A Penn State Behrend graduate poses on the commencement stage.

Natalie Splinter at Penn State Behrend

Natalie Splinter earned a bachelor of science in finance through Penn State World Campus. She traveled to Pennsylvania for the first time to participate in the commencement ceremony at Penn State Behrend. "I worked hard for this," she said. "I wouldn't miss it for the world."

Penn State Behrend's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Club took first place in the International Supermileage Challenge, held June 7-8 at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds test track in Michigan.

How’s this for fuel efficiency? 3,013 mpg

Penn State Behrend’s SAE Club team finished first in this year’s International Supermileage Challenge, held June 7-8 at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds test track in Michigan. The competition challenges teams to create vehicles that squeeze the most mileage out of a single tank of high-octane gasoline. The Behrend vehicle traveled 3,013 miles on one gallon of gas, which was a new United States record.
Mickie MacNicol pictured.

Philanthropic efforts define Port-au-Prince native's time at Penn State Behrend

In May, Mickie MacNicol graduated from Penn State Behrend with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She will work as an orthopedic nurse at Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie beginning in July, but the truth is that she started to make a difference and help others a long time ago.
“The Many Threads of Quilting,” a quilt exhibition that opened April 28 at the Erie Art Gallery, served as the senior capstone project for Victoria Alcorn, who graduated this month from Penn State Behrend with a degree in arts administration.

Behrend student's senior capstone project reveals 'The Many Threads of Quilting'

“The Many Threads of Quilting,” a quilt exhibition that opened April 28 at the Erie Art Gallery, served as the senior capstone project for Victoria Alcorn, who graduated this month from Penn State Behrend with a degree in arts administration. For the project, Alcorn curated the exhibition with the work of regional quilters.
Sang Jin Kweon, Jose Ventura, Bárbara Venegas

Industrial engineers honored at national conference

Faculty, graduate students and alumni from the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State were recognized for their accomplishments at the 2018 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida.
A student receives her degree at Penn State Behrend's spring commencement ceremony.

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A total of 624 degrees were awarded at Penn State Behrend's spring commencement. The ceremony was held May 4 at Erie Insurance Arena.

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