Community & Workforce Programs

Leadership Development Series

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

June 1: Deadline to Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream for Erie Delivery

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Nittany Lion eating ice creamThe Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.

May 7: Frontiers of Materials Workshop

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Frontiers of Materials Workshop

Nano-Materials and Electronics

 

Organizer: Blair Tuttle

Associate Professor of Physics​, Penn State Behrend

Guest Lecturer: Bruce Whittershaus 

Associate Professor of Physics, Penn State Behrend

 

April 29: 'Meeting Today's PR Challenges'

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'Meeting Today's PR Challenges' will be held Friday, April 29, at Penn State Behrend.For today’s public relations professionals, the challenges are significant. The public now consumes information at a rapid pace, forcing communications professionals to maintain that same pace.

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.

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.

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 2017

  • 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 2017

  • 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.

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.