School of Humanities

Mary Borek Ploszkiewicz, M.Ed.

Lecturer in Education (part-time)
Office Location: 
Carriage House Annex 1, Office #13
Phone: 
(814) 898 6788

December 10: Tuba Christmas

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School of Humanities
Student Life
Student Activities

The 15th annual Tuba Christmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at Penn State Behrend.What’s the best way to ensure that every low-brass musician has a happy holiday? Give them the opportunity to play in the front row.

This year, that early Christmas present comes on Saturday, Dec. 10.

December 9: 'Making Spirits Bright,' YPC Erie Holiday Concert

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Young Peoples Chorus

YPC Erie will perform Friday, Dec. 9.When it’s cold outside, we all can use some help with warming our spirits.

Next month, that help comes in the form of “Making Spirits Bright,” this year’s holiday concert from the Young People’s Chorus of Erie.

Proposals Needed for the Digital Media Festival

The Digital Media Festival will be held March 30-31 at Penn State Behrend.If you need a reminder of how pervasive technology is today, just make a trip to Presque Isle State Park’s historic Perry Monument.

You likely will see hundreds of people, but not for the same reason they might have traveled to the site a year ago. They’re playing Pokemon Go, the wildly popular mobile game that merges the virtual world with the real environment.

November 10: Psych Colloquium, 'Manhood in America'

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School of Humanities
Student Life
Student Activities

Masculine man standing.Words are only words, but when you question a person’s manhood… well, those are fighting words.

The precarious manhood hypothesis states that manhood is a tenuous and elusive social status that is hard to achieve and easy to lose. Thus, men are often highly motivated to protect their coveted manhood status by showing off their masculinity and avoiding any perceived feminine behavior.

November 10: 'Rhapsody' Concert Band Performance

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

The Behrend Concert Band practicing.The Penn State Behrend Concert Band’s annual fall performance will be held Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons at the college.