Margaret Eimers regularly reminds her children that a person is not defined by his or her past mistakes.
She would know. She’s proved it.
More than twenty years ago, Eimers dropped out of high school during her sophomore year after she failed a class and became fed up with school.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, presented ninety-six different awards to students and student organizations at the 65th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on April 27.
The following Penn State Behrend faculty and staff members were honored this week for excellence in teaching, research, outreach and service:
Danielle Ropp sat quietly toward the center of the table as her legs shook under the tablecloth, hidden from the audience seated in front. Her quiet demeanor, indicative of her anxiousness, would soon subside.
After all, every living thing thrives in its natural habitat, and that’s exactly where Ropp was once the panel discussion got underway.
Strong as an ox, quiet as a mouse and busy as a bee.
We often use metaphors like these in our daily language, but why?
Albert Katz, chair of the psychology department at the University of Western Ontario, will discuss how metaphors can help reveal one’s identity at the next Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
There seems to be one in every family: one person who differs from the rest of the clan.
Jessa holds that distinction in the Boarts family, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.
“On multiple occasions, my mom has asked me where I came from,” Boarts says.