School of Engineering

November 17: Speaker Series to Feature Jamie Tworkowski, "To Write Love on Her Arms"

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Jamie Tworkowski will open the 2014-15 Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend on Monday, Nov. 17.For Jamie Tworkowski, it started with a story.

March 3: Speaker Series to Feature Derreck Kayongo, Founder of the Global Soap Project

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Derreck Kayongo

​With the Global Soap Project, Derreck Kayongo seeks to create social change. Since its creation in 2009, thousands of lives have been affected, and the project continues to grow each year.

Now, Kayongo is hoping to inspire others to follow in his footsteps.

April 16: Speaker Series to Feature Discovery Channel's Danny Forster

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Danny Forster

Sometimes when Danny Forster finds himself suspended hundreds of feet in the air or wedged beside a stone crusher a hundred feet below ground, he wonders why he hadn't focused more while earning his masters degree in architecture.

U.S. News Ranks Engineering Program at Penn State Behrend among Nation's Best

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place the School of Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, among the top 50 undergraduate programs in the nation. The college appears at No. 47 on the list, which was released today.

Other Penn State Behrend programs were not eligible to appear in the rankings. U.S. News evaluates colleges and universities based in part on their academic accreditations; within the Penn State system, most programs are accredited university-wide, with no distinction among campuses.

October 2: Judith Giordan - Engineering Speaker Event

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Judith Giordan will be the speaker at this year's School of Engineering Fall 2014 Speaker Event.Judith Giordan, vice president and managing director of the venture development and investment firm ecosVC, will speak at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, October 2, for the School of Engineering’s Fall 2014 Speaker Event.

LORD Corporation CEO Ed Auslander '91 M.B.A. Named 2014 Alumni Fellow

Penn State Behrend MBA alumnus Edward L. Auslander, the president and CEO of LORD Corp., has been named the college’s 2014 Alumni Fellow.

Alumni Fellow is a permanent and lifelong designation awarded by the Penn State Alumni Association to recognize Penn State graduates who are leaders in their professions. Auslander met with students in Behrend’s School of Engineering and Sam and Irene School of Business on Sept. 8 and will be honored by the University at a dinner gala in October.

GE Camp Encourages Students to 'Learn Like A Girl'

In the Lego lab, where the girls built yellow-mouthed robot alligators, using motors and cables and motion-sensors to snap the jaws onto any little Lego man that wandered past, Cassandra Reese talked about her dream job.

She wants to be a marine biologist. She wants to swim with dolphins and net starfish and save the coral reefs, which support a quarter of all marine life.

Objectives and Outcomes for Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data (pdf) (word)

Industrial Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Erie Businessman, Philanthropist Joseph Prischak Named Honorary Alumnus

Erie businessman and philanthropist Joseph J. Prischak has been named an Honorary Alumnus of Penn State. He is one of only four people to receive the prestigious designation this year.

Honorary alumni status recognizes individuals who are not graduates of the university but have made significant contributions to Penn State’s welfare, reputation and prestige. The designation has been awarded fewer than 120 times since its creation in 1973.

Autodesk Gift Leads to New Possibilities across the College

The spring art show at Kochel Center tends to be heavy on photography – still lifes, lightning strikes, black-and-whites of roommates and cats.