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Professor's Book Traces History of Confederate 'Rebel Yell'

Craig Warren first heard the Rebel yell at Kings Dominion, an amusement park in Virginia. He was sitting near the back of a wood-track roller coaster, gripping the lap bar as the cars clattered into a tunnel, where everyone screamed.

Engineering Programs Earn Reaccreditation

Four engineering programs at Penn State Behrend have been reaccredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor of university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. The college’s engineering technology programs also hold accreditation by ABET.

ABET accreditation is a voluntary peer-review process that evaluates program curricula, faculty expertise, facilities, institutional support and other factors.

Students to Represent Penn State Behrend at CFA Investment Challenge

Five students will represent Penn State Behrend’s Black School of Business at the 2016 Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge. They will produce a detailed financial report and valuation of Dick’s Sporting Goods, the nation’s largest sports apparel, footwear and equipment retailer, and present their findings to a panel of high-profile financial analysts.

September 27: 'Super Moon' Eclipse Viewing

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Every autumn, the full moon takes on an orange color due to its closeness to the horizon. But this year’s “Harvest Moon” will be even more special.

During the late evening hours on Sunday, Sept. 27, the moon will pass through the center of the Earth’s shadow, yielding a rare total lunar eclipse. This will be the last opportunity to see a total eclipse of a super moon until 2033.

TaaSera Labs Partnership Puts Students at Front of Computer Security Initiative

Corporate computer security tends to be reactive: When threats are detected, system managers work to limit the damage by strengthening firewalls and patching vulnerable sections of code. It’s hacker Whac-A-Mole.

October 9: Advanced Manufacturing Forum

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The Advanced Manufacturing Forum will be held Friday, Oct. 9, at Penn State Behrend.For years, OEM has stood for original equipment manufacturer, but Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is prepared to redefine the age-old term.

Students Move in, Bringing Energy, Dreams ... and Guitars

With the bed made and the clothes folded away – thanks, Mom – the Class of 2019 turned to posters and trophies and throw rugs and Keurigs and bubblegum-colored rubber rain boots, all of which said: This is who I am.

Professor Writes Guide to Life in the Information Age

To guide readers through his new book, “No Bull Information: A Humorous, Practical Guide to Help Americans Adapt to the Information Age,” John Gamble invented a character named Arnbi, a cartoon Aristotle who points to the truth of a given situation. When the “bull” in the book’s title gets deep – when the talk turns to politics, for example – the figure is drawn holding a shovel.

Eight Faculty Members Earn Promotions and Tenure

Eight members of the faculty at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, have been promoted and granted tenure:


Former Student-Athletes Earn Places in Hall of Fame

Seven former student-athletes will be inducted into the Penn State Behrend Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 3. Three teams also will be honored for their championship seasons.