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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 UPMC Hamot Employees

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


Snap Fit Seminar - April 2017


Mold Maintenance Principles and Mold Relocation Considerations - August 2017

1. New Molds

Specifying the build

Designing for easy maintenance

Measurements and start-up checks

Setting up a maintenance system

Inspecting the new mold


2. Older Molds

Establishing cleaning schedule

Teardown and repair

What to document

Running full cavitation

Spare parts inventory


3. Acquired Molds

Documenting what was received

Evaluation and reporting


4. Setting up the System

Injection Molding Principles - November 2017

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

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March 30: Adult Learner Open House

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Penn State Behrend  invites adults who are considering starting college or returning to their studies to attend an admissions open house on Thursday, March 30.

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

Representatives from student support offices, including Admissions, the Academic and Career Planning Center and Veterans Affairs, will be available to meet with prospective students.

September 15, 22, and 29: Leadership Development Series

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The Leadership Development Series

A six topic, three-day non-credit professional development program. 


Dates: Thursdays, September 15, 22, and 29

Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

Cost: $500

Instructor: Cindy Aronson, B.S. in Communication and owner of Workplace Training


Course Outline:

September 12-October 17: Business of Healthcare

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Business of Healthcare

A six-week non-credit professional development program. 

Effective health care institutions rely on leaders who use both medical acumen and problem-solving skills when making important business decisions. This course will educate health care managers on making cost-efficient decisions. Attendees will also create and present a business case for improving patient care.


Dates: Mondays, September 12-October 17

Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.