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Penn State Behrend Students Earn National Rankings in Student-Analyst Competition

Two students from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, were ranked among the nation’s best student investors when Institutional Investor magazine reviewed their stock portfolios after five months of simulated trading.

Construction to Begin on $16.5M Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Center

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and the Greater Erie Industrial Development Corp., an affiliate of DevelopErie, broke ground on May 15 for a $16.5 million Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Center, a collaborative research facility that will add classrooms, engineering labs and private industry space to Knowledge Park.

August 1: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Ashley SnyderHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 31: Spend a Summer Evening Admissions Event

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Cecchetti brothersHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 11: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Summer studentsHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Puppy Love: Business Students Renovate ANNA Pet Shelter

With Mickey, Indy, Mojo and Dottie moved to the yard, Isaiah Boswell had his choice of empty kennels. He started on the right, brooming cobwebs off the tops of the chin-high walls.

“Oh, man,” he said, coughing. “That’s nasty.”

Sam and Irene Black School of Business Banquet to Feature Expert in Organizing Online Communities

An expert in the social organization of online communities will be the keynote speaker at the spring banquet of the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Coaches Caravan Event with Football Coach James Franklin Sells Out

The reception for James Franklin's visit to Penn State Behrend is officially sold out.Penn State football coach James Franklin’s May 22 program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is officially sold out.

The 6 p.m. reception is the final stop in a 17-event Coaches Caravan sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association and the Nittany Lion Club.

Faculty and Staff Honored for Service, Outreach and Teaching Excellence

The following Penn State Behrend faculty and staff members were honored this week for excellence in teaching, research, outreach and service:

 

Want to Win in the NHL? Score First -- but not until the Third

The team that scores first has an advantage in a National Hockey League game. That should be obvious: They are, at that point, winning.

The extent of that advantage, however, depends on when the goal is scored. If it comes at any point in the first two periods of a game, the probability that the team scoring first will win is 66.7 percent, said Samantha Key, a mathematics major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

“You don't have to rush it,” said Key, a senior from Freeport. “Time isn't really a factor until the third period.”