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Alumni Society's Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream Sale Returns

The Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual summer sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.

Fourteen varieties of the ice cream so fresh that it “mooves” from cow to cone in four days can be purchased online with a credit card at behrend.psu.edu/creamerysale, or by calling the Penn State Behrend Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 814-898-6159.

May 8: Commencement to Award Over 600 Degrees

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spring 2014Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will award over 600 degrees at its spring commencement on Friday, May 8.

The ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St. It is open to the public and no tickets are needed to attend. Detailed information for candidates and their guests can be found here.

June 30: Deadline to Purchase Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream

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College to Lead Regional Innovation Collaborative

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will lead a three-year, $1.5 million initiative to spur business innovation and support entrepreneurs across the Erie region. The effort will boost small businesses and start-ups by creating a network of educational, industry and community institutions that are committed to improving the region’s economy.

April 13: Former SEC Chief Accountant to Visit Campus

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A former chief accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will discuss the new revenue recognition accounting standard Monday, April 13, at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

April 8: Former Players Discuss Negro Leagues Baseball

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The great-grandson of Baseball Hall of Famer Josh Gibson will lead a discussion with former Negro Leagues players during a free program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, April 8. The program, which begins at 7 p.m. in McGarvey Commons, in the college’s Reed Union Building, is open to the public.

Sean L. Gibson, executive director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, will lead the program, which will include former players Ted Toles Jr., of the Pittsburgh Crawfords, Newark Eagles and Cleveland Buckeyes; and Pedro Sierra, of the Indianapolis Clowns.

April 16: 'Extreme Engineering' with Science Channel's Danny Forster

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Danny Forster has a passion for architecture. He displays it weekly as host and producer of the Science Channel’s award-winning series “Build It Bigger.”

On Thursday, April 16, he’s bringing that passion to Erie.

April 7: Keystone Energy Forum on Economics of Shale Gas

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Members of the Keystone Energy Forum, an outreach group that promotes shale gas extraction in Pennsylvania, view the Marcellus Shale formation as a sort of buried treasure – the largest natural gas field outside Qatar or Iran.

Collecting that gas is not an easy process. The economic payoff could be immense, however: Full access to the formation could create 200,000 new jobs in Pennsylvania, according to the forum.

May 20: "Meeting Today's PR Challenges" Course

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"Meeting Today's PR Challenges" will be held Wednesday, May 20, at Penn State Behrend.

How would you like to be connected to the best public relations and communications minds around and earn continuing education units (CEUs)? Thanks to the public relations course titled “Meeting Today’s PR Challenges,” you can.

Internships Rule the Day at Spring Career and Internship Fair

Bill Staniszewski had the right idea Thursday when he entered the spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

The junior mechanical engineering major was ineligible to apply for a full-time position. But he hoped to land an internship, which, in the best-case scenario, could lead to something more.