School of Humanities

January 27: Sirius Quartet Performs in The Logan Series

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School of Humanities

Sirius Quartet will perform Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Penn State Behrend.Some classical music groups play concerts. Sirius Quartet prefers to describe its performances as “unforgettable musical events,” and will soon bring one to Penn State Behrend.

Professor Continues to Uncover Mysteries of Petra

An old stack of National Geographics, with their full-color, fold-out maps, led Leigh-Ann Bedal to Petra, the ancient city buried in the Jordanian desert.

“I would study them,” says Bedal, now an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend. “I would imagine what life in those places was like.”

College Adds Master's Program in Clinical Psychology

Applications are now being accepted for the newest graduate degree program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College: the Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology.

Eric Corty: No Place for Hate on Campus

The following op-ed was written by Eric W. Corty, interim director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, in response to an incident of hate speech on campus:

 

Late at night on Nov. 10, someone scrawled a piece of homophobic hate speech on a sheet of paper and pinned it on the bulletin board next to a friend’s office door. There it rested, a little time bomb, ticking away, meant to intimidate my friend, to make him feel unwelcome, to make all gay people at our college feel uncomfortable, and to polarize our campus.

December 10: Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Life
Student Activities

The Behrend Jazz Ensemble will perform Thursday, Dec. 10, at Penn State Behrend.The Penn State Behrend Jazz Ensemble’s fall concert will be performed Thursday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. in the McGarvey Commons of the college’s Reed Union Building.

The concert will feature modern arrangements of classic jazz standards, including Dave Rivello's arrangements of “My Foolish Heart” by Ned Washington/Victor Young and “My Ship” by Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin.

December 12: Tuba Christmas

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

The 14th annual Tuba Christmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, at Penn State Behrend.Tuba players get an early Christmas present on Saturday, Dec. 12: They get to play from the front row.

The 14th annual Erie presentation of Tuba Christmas will be held that day in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Behrend. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Through February 5: Faculty Arts Show

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

The Faculty Art Show opens Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Penn State Behrend.The autumn leaves won’t be the only splashes of color on display this fall at Penn State Behrend.

The college’s second annual Faculty Arts Show opens Wednesday, Nov. 18, with a “Meet the Artists” reception in the Lilley Library gallery from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The show features works by faculty members from several departments of the college.

Students Honored at 15th Annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon

Nearly 240 students were honored Oct. 24 as part of Penn State Behrend's annual Endowed Scholarship LuncheonStudents, parents, philanthropists and members of the Penn State Behrend community convened upon the college’s Junker Center on Oct. 24 for a celebration of academic excellence and generosity.

December 11: 'Simple Gifts' Concert from the Young People's Chorus of Erie

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School of Humanities
Young Peoples Chorus
Research and Outreach

The Young People's Chorus of Erie will hold its holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 11.During the holiday season, gifts are given to friends and loved ones to remind them that you care. They’re an extension of many central holiday themes: love, peace and joy.

That’s also the thinking behind “Simple Gifts,” this year’s holiday concert from the Young People’s Chorus of Erie, northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.

November 15: Choirs of Penn State Behrend 'Pure Imagination' Concert

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

"Pure Imagination" will be the theme of this fall's concert from the Behrend Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.In “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” Wonka promises visitors to his factory a “golden ticket to imagination and adventure.” For one afternoon this November, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend promise the same thing.