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May 17: Trash to Treasure Sale

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The third-annual Trash to Treasure sale will be held Saturday, May 17.Penn State Behrend’s students, faculty and staff are busy spring cleaning. Their urge to purge simultaneously benefits bargain-hunters, the environment and the United Way of Erie County by stocking the third annual Trash to Treasure indoor yard sale.

Conference Showcases Undergraduate Student Research

Students from 13 area colleges and universities presented their research at the 23rd annual Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, April 12. More than 200 students explained projects that advance a wide range of topics, including:

Tickets Now Available for May 22 Event with Football Coach James Franklin

Tickets are now available for Penn State football coach James Franklin’s May 22 program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The 6 p.m. reception will be the final stop in a 17-event Coaches Caravan sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association and the Nittany Lion Club.

Student Video Game Drawing Good Reviews from Online Community

A video game created by students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is generating interest on Steam Greenlight, a PC-gaming website with more than 40 million users. The site allows game developers to seek feedback and build an audience for games that are still in development.

Behrend Magazine

Penn State Behrend Magazine is published twice a year and provided free to alumni and friends of Penn State Behrend by the Office of Marketing Communication. 

Erie Job Growth Outpaces National Rate, According to Erie Leading Index

Erie-region employers have added 2,800 jobs since December 2012, pushing total employment in the county up 2.2 percent. That’s better than the national growth rate, which was 1.7 percent over the same period.

Studio Theatre to Host 'Psycho Beach Party'

There’s a bit of Gidget in “Psycho Beach Party,” the beach-blanket B-movie satire at the Studio Theatre at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, beginning April 4.

Charles Busch’s cult classic is quick to kick sand on that 1950s innocence, however. His teen surfer girl, Cricket, has split personalities: Her golly-gee beach dreams are of no interest to the other voices in her head, which include a male model, a Safeway checker, an aspiring dominatrix and the accounting firm Edelman and Edelman.

Behrend Head Coach Roz Fornari Announces Retirement

Roz Fornari retired Friday as the winningest women's basketball coach in the history of Penn State Behrend.Roz Fornari, the head women's basketball coach at Penn State Behrend for the last 21 years and winningest coach in program history with more than 300 career wins, has announced her retirement.

New U.S. News Rankings Include Penn State Behrend MBA Program

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report list the master’s degree in business administration at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, among the nation’s top graduate programs. Penn State’s online MBA program, which is administered by Penn State Behrend through the university’s World Campus, is listed as well, ranked among the top 20 online programs.