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Autodesk Gift Leads to New Possibilities across the College

The spring art show at Kochel Center tends to be heavy on photography – still lifes, lightning strikes, black-and-whites of roommates and cats.

Supermileage Team Travels 1,020 Miles on One Gallon of Gas

The longest six minutes of Cody Colpo’s summer likely came on Friday, June 6, the final day of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge. He was watching a timer, waiting for a carbon-fiber test car to clear the far side of the track at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds.

Supermileage is a slow-motion race: Drivers try to keep the vehicles at a fuel-efficient 15.1 mph. For the crew – Colpo, a senior from Evans City, is captain of the team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College – it’s a nerve-wracking wait.

New Coach to Lead Penn State Behrend Women's Basketball Team

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has selected Christine Slater, a three-time All-PAC first-team choice, to coach the women’s basketball team. She becomes the sixth coach in the program’s history.

“I am thrilled and honored to be the head coach at Penn State Behrend,” Slater said. “I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence.”

Supermileage Team Hopes to Travel 2,000 Miles on One Gallon of Gas

The longest six minutes of Cody Colpo’s summer will be on Friday, the final day of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge. He’ll be watching a timer, waiting for a carbon-fiber test car to clear the far side of the track at the Eaton Corporation’s Marshall Proving Grounds.

Three Faculty Members Earn Promotions and Tenure

Three members of the faculty at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, have been granted tenure and promoted:

 

Jason Bennett, associate professor of chemistryJason A. Bennett is now associate professor of chemistry. He teaches general chemistry, quantitative analysis, instrumental analysis and upper-level instrumentation lab experiments.

 

 

 

 

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.

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.