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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.

April 18: Spring Admissions Open House

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Students outside GlenhillPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host an Admissions Open House for prospective students on Saturday, April 18.

Penn State Behrend Named Best Value in Northwest Pennsylvania

An aerial view of Penn State BehrendPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, offers the best value of any college or university in northwestern Pennsylvania, according to new rankings by PayScale Inc., a data company that tracks employee salaries. In the western 33 counties of Pennsylvania, only Carnegie Mellon University does better.