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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.”

Now: Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream For June 22 Pick-Up

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Student Life
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Nittany Lion with ice creamThe Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual summer sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.

May 17: Trash to Treasure Sale

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School of Science
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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.