School of Humanities

Students Experience Trial Run with Poverty

Behrend students experienced a trial run with poverty during the annual Poverty Simulation on Jan. 21, 2015.Some could not find employment. Others went without food for days. All received a major eye-opener.

February 19: 'Evolution of Jealousy and Mating' Psychology Colloquium

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The Psychology Colloquium returns to Behrend on Thursday, Feb. 19.  

In the dating game, jealousy is a natural emotion, right? Cory Scherer would argue it’s different for various sectors of the population, and he’s got the research to prove it.

May 6: Spring 2016 Commencement Details for Candidates, Guests

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Penn State Behrend Commencement

Friday, May 6, 2016

6:30 p.m., Erie Insurance Arena

(Candidates for graduation should report by 5:45p.m.)

No tickets are necessary.

Dr. Ashutosh V. Deshmukh, Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems and program chair for the Penn State World Campus iMBA, will be the speaker.

January 21: The Harlem Quartet Performs in the Logan Series

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The Harlem Quartet will perform Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.The Harlem Quartet believes classical music could use a breath of fresh air, and they’re here to bring it.

The Grammy Award-winning New York-based ensemble has a mission to advance diversity in classical music and they’re taking that mission to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

Penn State Behrend Funds $41K in Spring Research

Penn State Behrend is funding more than $41,000 in undergraduate research this spring. Sixty-two students will participate in the studies, working directly with faculty mentors.

Students in the Black School of Business will study the effectiveness of product placement in massively multiplayer online role-playing games, such as “Splinter Cell” and “Rainbow Six: Lockdown.”

Music at Noon: The Logan Series Receives Adventurous Programming Award

Music at Noon: The Logan Series, a chamber music and performing arts series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Chamber Music America and American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Award for Adventurous Programming.

The national award recognizes ensembles and presenters for outstanding and innovative approaches to the programming of contemporary, classical, jazz and world chamber music.

Young People's Chorus of Erie Receives Erie Arts & Culture Imagine Award

The Young People's Chorus of Erie was honored with the Erie Arts & Culture Award last month.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie was named the 2014 recipient of the Erie Arts & Culture Imagine Award. The organization received the award Nov. 12 during the Erie Arts & Culture Appreciation Awards celebration at the Erie Playhouse.

December 13: TUBAChristmas

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The 13th annual TUBAChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13.It’s large, loud and a tad bit impractical, but for one day every year, the stage belongs to the tuba.

The 13th annual Erie presentation of TubaChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Through February 1: Faculty Arts Show

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The Arts and Arts Administration programs at Penn State Behrend invite you to explore a Faculty Art Show in the John M. Lilley Library. The show runs from December 1, 2014 to February 1, 2015. Work can be viewed during library hours listed on their website. It will include paintings by Scott Rispin, photography by Heather Cole, paintings by Dan Schank, along with other creative work accomplished by Behrend Faculty.

November 30: Behrend Holiday Sing-Along

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The second-annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Dec. 1.

There’s no better way to ring in the season than by singing some holiday carols.

So why not join the Choirs of Penn State Behrend and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie and sing along?