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May 17: Trash to Treasure Sale

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The third-annual Trash to Treasure sale will be held Saturday, May 17.Penn State Behrend’s students, faculty and staff are busy spring cleaning. Their urge to purge simultaneously benefits bargain-hunters, the environment and the United Way of Erie County by stocking the third annual Trash to Treasure indoor yard sale.

June 20: Best Practices in Teaching & Learning Mathematics Summer Kick-Off Conference

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Kick start your summer with ready-to-use mathematics lessons and strategies
for the K-12 classroom!


Who should attend?

K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, math coaches, and university students and researchers who are interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics!

Why attend?

April 10: 'The M-dwarf Opportunity:' Open House Night in Astronomy

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Are there planets out there similar to Earth? Justin Crepp thinks so.

Crepp, assistant professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss the possibility for life around the universe’s smallest stars in “The M-dwarf Opportunity: Looking for Life around the Smallest Stars,” the next Open House Night in Astronomy lecture at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Pre-Dentistry at Behrend

What do Dental School Admissions Committees Look for in an Applicant?


  • Can the student handle the academic rigors of dental school?
  • Why does the student want to be a dentist? Do they want to be in the profession for the “right” reasons and know the dedication the career entails?
  • Do they have a diverse set of skills necessary to be a dentist?


How can Penn State Behrend help the student succeed?


Behrend Student Returns to Regional Science Olympiad as a Judge

First-year student Gary Fye volunteered as a judge at this year's regional Science Olympiad.One of the Science Olympiad’s stated goals is “to create a passion for learning science.” If the organization is looking for an ambassador, it need not look any further than Gary Fye.

Fye, a first-year Biomedical Engineering major at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, was a volunteer judge at the regional Science Olympiad held at Behrend this March.

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