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August 15: Penn State Alumni Association Steak Fry

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O. Richard Bundy in band roomThe Lake Erie Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold its annual steak fry dinner and silent auction on Saturday, Aug. 15. The event celebrates the recent retirement of O. Richard Bundy ʼ70 ʼ87, director of the Penn State Blue Band and a former teacher in the Iroquois School District.

Nursing Programs for Saint Vincent Employees

A degree in nursing from Penn State prepares nurses to excel in their chosen professions.

 

Application of Thermal Analysis Techniques to Plastics - August 2016

  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) -material identification, blend compatibility, impurity detection, determination of melt temperature
  • Flash DSC - establish dependence of % crystallinity on cooling rate / heating rate, evaluate molded-in orientation and flow-induced crystallinity via first heat of molded samples.

Scientific Cooling - May 2016

  • Learn energy principles in relation to specific polymers.
  • Understand how Heat Transfer and Energy Flow affect part quality and cycle time.
  • Create Heat Budget and Balancing using Energy Flow calculations.
  • Understand Reynolds Number’s relationship to Turbulent Flow.
  • Learn Turbulent Flow’s impact on sustainable molding practices.
  • Study the 3 R’s of Scientific Cooling to develop and maintain efficient cooling setup and processes.
  • Review coolant delivery and distribution principles.

Injection Mold Design Principles - November 2016

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

The injection unit
The clamp
The mold

2. Injection Control

The feedback loop
Charting pressure and velocity
Utilizing velocity-controlled filling
Pressure limited velocity

3. Plastics Flow During Injection Molding

The worm analogy
Laminar flow and fountain flow
Effects of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight

4. Shrinkage and Volume Changes

Proctored Exam Testing Center

Penn State Behrend offers on-site testing for:

  • students in World Campus courses taking proctored exams
  • students from any university taking a proctored exam


Testing Center Hours:

You may schedule an exam during the Community and Workforce Programs office hours, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. The exam must be completed by 5:00 p.m. and the exam will be scheduled based on the exam allotment time. Please arrive 10 minutes before your exam.

 

October 9: Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2015

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School of Engineering
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The Advanced Manufacturing Forum—Penn State will be held Friday, October 9. The 2015 event is presented by the School of Engineering and Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend. Hosted in the past by the Penn State Smeal College of Business, the event moves to Erie, PA, for the first time in 2015.

Injection Molding Principles - November 2016

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

  • The injection unit
  • The clamp
  • The mold

2. Injection Control

  • The feedback loop
  • Charting pressure and velocity
  • Utilizing velocity-controlled filling
  • Pressure limited velocity

3. Plastics Flow During Injection Molding

  • The worm analogy
  • Laminar flow and fountain flow
  • Effects of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight

4. Shrinkage and Volume Changes

September 11-October 16: Capital Campaign Coaching

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Community & Workforce Programs

Capital Campaign Coaching will be held this September and October at Penn State Behrend.A certificate program designed for non-profit leaders who hope to launch a capital campaign within the next five years will be offered this fall at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The six-week non-credit program begins Sept. 11.

Capital Campaign Coaching

A six-week continuing education course at Penn State Behrend held in conjunction with the Association of Fundraising Professionals