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March 23: Finance Speaker Series Doubleheader

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Republican frontrunner Donald Trump says investors should be cautious in the current stock market, which he describes as “a little bit of a bubble.”

Finance Speaker Series guest Travis Upton

“Be very conservative,” he said at a Vermont campaign rally. “It could be very rough out there.”

April 7: Graduate Programs' Admissions Information Sessions

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Graduate Information Sessions ArtPenn State Behrend will host two information sessions this spring for prospective graduate students.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, April 7, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

2016 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses. 

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Chris Andrejewski (Meng Su) - $1,200
“Invasive Specie Logging Application”

Mary Beth Burbules and Scott DeLaney (Adam Hollinger) - $2,400
“Practical Investigation into Factors Effecting the Efficiency of Methanol Fuel Cells”

April 5: Pittsburgh M.B.A. Admissions Information Session

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Pittsburgh M.B.A. graduatePenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host three spring events for prospective students.

Erie Leading Index Suggests Local Economy has Stalled

The Erie region’s economic recovery stalled in late 2015, and planned layoffs at GE Transportation, Lord Corp. and other major employers could make conditions even rougher, said Ken Louie, director of the Economic Research Institute of Erie and an associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend’s Black School of Business.

Pa. Sea Grant Exhibit to Focus on Lake Erie Shipwrecks

Lake Erie’s richest history is 60 feet beyond our reach – in the wreckage of the Canobie, the Abyssinia, the Dean Richmond and the S.K. Martin.

Penn State President Eric Barron Dedicates Innovation Commons

Penn State Behrend’s Innovation Commons – an idea laboratory, maker space, technology playground, legal office, marketing agency and entrepreneurs’ gathering spot rolled under one roof – has opened to support small businesses and start-ups.

2016 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperation faculty member(s) in parentheses. 

 

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Marissa Baker (Kenneth Louie) - $700
“Examining Factors Influencing Business Establishment Openings and Closings”

 Natalie Szalajko (Kenneth Louie) - $700
“Gas Prices in Erie”

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December 11: 'Simple Gifts' Concert from the Young People's Chorus of Erie

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The Young People's Chorus of Erie will hold its holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 11.During the holiday season, gifts are given to friends and loved ones to remind them that you care. They’re an extension of many central holiday themes: love, peace and joy.

That’s also the thinking behind “Simple Gifts,” this year’s holiday concert from the Young People’s Chorus of Erie, northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.