School of Humanities

December 12: Tuba Christmas

Behrend Section: 
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

Behrend Section: 
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

Behrend Section: 
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.

November 11: Classical Jam to Perform in Logan Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

Classical Jam will perform Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.Everyone enjoys a musical jam session. Next month, you can witness one that comes with a classical flavor.

DIGIT Resources

GEAR Students picturedGreater Erie Arts Rentals (GEAR)

Greater Erie Arts Rentals (GEAR) rents state-of-the-art film making equipment to local, regional, and national film makers and production companies.

College Opens New Major in Digital Media, Arts and Technology

The doodles on Google’s home page – animated tributes to Ronald Dahl, Les Paul and Ida Bell Wells, among others – show the value the tech company’s leaders see in the arts and humanities. Google’s HR department sees it as well: In 2010, then-Vice President Marissa Mayer said 80 percent of that year’s hires would have a liberal arts background.

Creative Writers Reading Series Offers Major Pay-Off for BFA Students

Katie Ford opened the 2015-16 season of the Creative Writers Reading Series on Sept. 17.Creative writing majors at Penn State Behrend are exposed to works from some of the most accomplished writers in the world.

It’s part of the process for the students, who work diligently to find their voices as contemporary poets and writers of fiction.

Fall Career and Internship Fair Draws Record Number of Students and Employers

More than 1,200 students attended this year's Fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.With more than 1,200 students in attendance at the fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend, Malinda Miller knew she had to stand out.

However, the senior software engineering major was also wise enough to trust in her abilities.