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April 9: Spring Undergraduate Admissions Open House

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Students in front of Glenhill FarmhousePenn State Behrend will host its spring Admissions Open House for prospective students on Saturday, April 9.

March 15: Adult Learner Admissions Open House

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Adult learner with familyPenn State Behrend  invites adults who are considering starting college or returning to their studies to attend an admissions open house on Tuesday, March 15.

The open house will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an exhibit fair in Roche Hall, located in the college’s School of Science complex. Seminars on adult learner services, admissions and financial aid will follow.

October 28: WQLN Collegiate Challenge

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WQLN 2015 posterHelp Behrend keep the WQLN Collegiate Challenge trophy!

Penn State Behrend’s employees, alumni, and friends led the college to the title of Most Improved in last year’s WQLN Collegiate Challenge fundraiser for Erie’s public radio station. Let’s keep the trophy in the Memorial Room for another year!

January 20: CORE Open House

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CORE Building at Penn State BehrendThe Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Penn State Behrend will host a free public open house Friday, Jan. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m.

PILOT Agreement Reflects Growth of College's Knowledge Park

Penn State Behrend 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 college.

A payment in lieu of taxes, also known as a P.I.L.O.T., allows nonprofit entities to compensate local governments for police, fire and other public services. A previous Knowledge Park P.I.L.O.T. expired at the end of 2014.

Read the Commencement Address by Michael Woycheck '97, "Your Opportunity"

Michael A. Woycheck '97, who was the Farewell speaker at the commencement where he was awarded a B.S. in Management Information Systems, gave the Commencement Address at the December 16 ceremony in Junker Center.

Read Dr. Soledad Traverso's Commencement Faculty Address, "Surrealism in Everyday Life"

Professor of Spanish Dr. Soledad Traverso gave a Faculty Address titled “Surrealism in Everyday Life” at the fall 2016 commencement in Junker Center.

A native of Chile, Traverso began her teaching career at her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Antofagasta. She earned her doctoral degree in Latin American literature at the University of Maryland and taught at Bucknell University prior to joining the Penn State Behrend faculty in 1996.

Session Chair and Judges Guidelines

Penn State Behrend - Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishments Conference
 

Session Chair and Judges Guidelines
 

Online Registration for Session Chairs and Judges will be open January 9 to February 15, 2017.

Session Chairs will be notified and receive abstracts for their session by March 8.
 

Presentation Guidelines

Penn State Behrend - Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishments Conference
 

Presentation Guidelines
 

Oral Presentations

  • Plan to register and pick up packet no later than 7:40 a.m. on day of conference.
  • All presentations will take place sometimes between 8:10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.; presenters should plan on staying for the entire session for which they are scheduled.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Penn State Behrend - Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishments Conference

 

Abstract Submission Guidelines
 

Online abstract submission will be open January 4 to February 22, 2017.

Submitters will be notified of acceptance by March 22.