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June 1: Deadline to Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream for Erie Delivery

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

Research Conference to Showcase Student Work

Students from 11 colleges and universities will present their research at the 25th annual Penn State Behrend-Sigma Xi Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference on Saturday, April 16. More than 240 students will explain projects that advance a wide range of topics, including:

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April 16: Undergraduate Research Conference

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Students from 11 colleges and universities will present their research at the 25th annual Penn State Behrend-Sigma Xi Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference on Saturday, April 16. More than 240 students will explain projects that advance a wide range of topics, including:

April 25: Behrend Jazz Ensemble Spring Performance

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Behrend's Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both perform spring concerts later this month at the college.Penn State Behrend’s Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both hold spring concerts later this month at the college.

April 21: Behrend Concert Band Spring Performance

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Both Penn State Behrend's Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will perform concerts later this month at the college.Penn State Behrend’s Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both hold spring concerts later this month at the college.

Former President Clinton Campaigns in Erie Hall

Former President Bill Clinton looked a bit older than he did in 2008, when he last visited Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He clearly felt it, too.

“For most of my life, I was the youngest person doing whatever I was doing,” he said during an April 8 campaign stop in Erie Hall. “Then, one day, just like that, I was the oldest one in the room.”

April 14: John Gallaher, Creative Writers Reading Series

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John Gallaher will read from his latest collection when the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Behrend.John Gallaher’s approach to poetry might not be conventional, but that’s by design.

April 17: 'There is Sweet Music Here' Spring Choir Concert

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'There is Sweet Music Here' will be held Sunday, April 17.Lord Alfred Tennyson’s poem “There is sweet music here” may be nearly 200 years old, but its message remains the same: Music is an escape, and its pleasing sound impacts everyone in one way or another.

Politics and Government Minor

This 18-credit Politics and Government minor allows students to develop research, writing and analytical skills in the many related fields in the study of politics, such as American Government, Public Policy and Administration, Comparative Politics or International Relations.