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'For the Future' Campaign Raises $49 Million for Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend was founded on philanthropy: Mary Behrend donated her summer home and farm property so that Erie students could be part of a public, coeducational university.

Warren County Students Ace Jellybean Taste Test

Remember when Billy Jenkins laughed during dinner and the milk bubbled out of his nose? Gross, right?                                                   

Black School of Business Ranked Among Nation's Best for 7th Consecutive Year

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is featured in “The Best 296 Business Schools: 2015 Edition,” published this month by Princeton Review Books.

The school’s MBA program “provides the best value for a working student in the local area,” according to the Princeton Review, which ranks schools based on academics, job-placement rates and admissions selectivity.

Students to Represent Penn State Behrend at CFA Investment Challenge

Five students will represent the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at the 2015 Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge. They will produce a detailed financial report and valuation of Black Box Networking Services, a top provider of voice and data networks, and present their findings to a panel of high-profile financial analysts.

October 30: Graduate Programs Open House

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graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, 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.

October 16: Graduate Programs Open House

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Graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, 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.

Penn State Behrend Named a 'Military Friendly School'

Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine, has again recognized Penn State Behrend as one of the most supportive academic environments for U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses.

October 30: WQLN Radio Collegiate Challenge Broadcast

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On Thursday, October 30, WQLN FM, Erie’s public radio station, will broadcast from the Reed Union Building as part of its annual Collegiate Challenge fundraiser.

Mathematician's Visit Leads to Academic Paper

The paper she began in May, during a residency in South Africa, first took shape a year earlier, in the Hammermill Building, where Papiya Bhattacharjee hosted three days of discussion about ordered algebraic structures.

Bhattacharjee, an assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Behrend, is an expert in point-free topology. That’s the study of the properties that allow geometric figures to bend or stretch without breaking. It’s how computers are programmed to make decisions.

$500K Gift Boosts Film Studies at Penn State Behrend

A $500,000 gift commitment from the Samuel P. Black Family Fund of the Erie Community Foundation will support film studies at Penn State Behrend by providing access to high-end cameras, lighting kits and editing software, among other equipment.