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Master's in Project Management Program Ranked Among Nation's Best

Penn State’s online master's in project management program is one of the top five programs of its kind, according to new rankings by BestMastersPrograms.org. The national rankings were based on each program’s academic reputation, tuition value and track record of student satisfaction.

Penn State Behrend Offers Master's Degree in Manufacturing Management

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, now offers a new master’s degree in manufacturing management. The 32-credit program will provide a unique set of engineering, business, quality-control and communications skills that are essential to management success in an increasingly global marketplace.

Task Force Seeks Input on Revisions to Penn State's General Education Program

A comprehensive review of Penn State’s most popular General Education courses has determined that no consistent method is being used to place the topics being taught into broader cultural, scientific and ethical contexts.

Some of the courses are too easy, students and faculty members told the General Education Planning and Oversight Task Force, which formed in 2013 to review the program. Others would be more effective if connected to a coherent, rigorous curriculum, according to a report the task force has submitted to the Faculty Senate.

April 2: Speaker Series to Feature Laura Ling

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Award-winning journalist Laura Ling will speak April 2 at Penn State Behrend.Laura Ling has made a career out of telling other people’s stories. Now it’s time to hear hers.

April 3: MBA Information Session

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Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host a final spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

March 26: MBA Information Session

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Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

March 11: MBA Information Session

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Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host three spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

March 3: Hot-Rod Champ Antron Brown Discusses Life at 330 mph

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National Hot Rod Association champion Antron Brown will discuss his Top Fuel drag-racing career – including a fiery crash at the 2013 Winternationals – when he visits Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Monday, March 3. His 10,000-hp Matco Tools dragster will be parked in the lobby of Junker Center, where his talk, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m.

ACPC fashion show helps students 'Dress for the Road Ahead'

Jordan Lyon will have just two options when he dresses for his first job after college: a $140 jacket-and-slacks combo with shiny brass buttons or a zip-front, Mandarin-collared, desert-camouflage blouse. That one has lots of pockets.

Fundamentals of Fundraising Begins April 8

Effective fundraising requires sophisticated methods of identifying, cultivating and soliciting potential donors, but it’s often a task that’s easier said than done.

Fundamentals of Fundraising, a non-credit certificate program offered this spring at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, can help nonprofit organizations’ staffs broaden their skills and enhance their fundraising plans. The eight-week program is designed for nonprofit administrators, fundraising professionals, fundraising volunteers, or anyone who wants to learn more about philanthropy.