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Through May 8: Spring Art Show Expands

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March 5: Behrend Reads: A Celebration of Penn State Behrend's Community of Writers

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Tony Vallone, a professor of English at Penn State Dubois, will join members of the faculty and staff of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, in sharing short selections of their poetry and prose during Behrend Reads. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in Penn State Behrend’s Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

February 12: 'Blurring Boundaries and Breaking Barriers' Digital Humanities Lecture

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The music of Joel Hunt challenges conventional distinctions between composition and improvisation, acoustic and electronic media, and the interrelationships between composer, performer, and listener.

February 16: The Baltimore Consort Performs in The Logan Series

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The Baltimore Consort will perform when Music at Noon: The Logan Series returns to Penn State Behrend on Monday, Feb. 16.The Baltimore Consort will bring its arrangements of early music from England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Monday, Feb. 16.

February 21: Get Started Saturday Event for Admitted Students

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GSS mailer coverWe can’t wait until August to meet our newest students!

First-year and transfer students who have been admitted to Penn State Behrend are invited to a special admissions event on Saturday, February 21.

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 8: Spring 2015 Commencement Details for Candidates, Guests

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Penn State Behrend Commencement

Friday, May 8, 2015

6:30 p.m., Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French Street

(Candidates for graduation should report by 5:30 p.m.)

No tickets are necessary.

Commencement Speaker-  Jonathan C. Hall, Senior Lecturer in Physics

Young People’s Chorus of Erie to Hold Open Auditions

The Young People’s Chorus of Erie, a youth outreach program of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will hold open auditions later this month.

Open rehearsals give young people between the ages of 7–18 the opportunity to attend a rehearsal and learn about YPC Erie. The chorus is northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program and children from 35 different schools participate.

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.