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Football Coach James Franklin to Visit Penn State Behrend May 22

Penn State football coach James Franklin will visit Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on the final stop of a 17-event Coaches Caravan this spring. He will meet with alumni and fans during an evening reception on Thursday, May 22.

April 5: Admissions Open House

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Prospective students are invited to check out all that Penn State Behrend has to offer at an Open House on Saturday, April 5 at 10 a.m. High school students and their families can meet with faculty from the Sam and Irene Black School of Business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Science, School of Engineering and nursing program to learn more about Penn State Behrend’s 34 bachelor’s degrees, five associate degrees, and 25 certificates.

April 3: MCE/WISE Open House For High School Juniors

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WISE studentsAn informational open house for Minority College Experience (MCE) and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), two summer college-prep programs hosted by Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will be held on Thursday, April 3.

High school juniors and their parents are invited to attend the information session, which begins at 7 p.m. in the second-floor auditorium of the Reed Union Building.

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

Behrend Section: 
Student Life
School of Business
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Academics
Center for Adult Students
Academic and Career Planning Center
College Registrar
Admissions
Adult Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

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.