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Mathematician's Visit Leads to Academic Paper

The paper she began in May, during a residency in South Africa, first took shape a year earlier, in the Hammermill Building, where Papiya Bhattacharjee hosted three days of discussion about ordered algebraic structures.

Bhattacharjee, an assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Behrend, is an expert in point-free topology. That’s the study of the properties that allow geometric figures to bend or stretch without breaking. It’s how computers are programmed to make decisions.

March 3: Speaker Series to Feature Derreck Kayongo, Founder of the Global Soap Project

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Derreck Kayongo

​With the Global Soap Project, Derreck Kayongo seeks to create social change. Since its creation in 2009, thousands of lives have been affected, and the project continues to grow each year.

Now, Kayongo is hoping to inspire others to follow in his footsteps.

October 18: Undergraduate Admissions Open House

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Tiffany and Tigress HallsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host a free Admissions Open House for prospective students on Saturday, Oct. 18.

The Open House begins at 10 a.m. High school students and their families can meet with faculty from the Black School of Business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Science and School of Engineering to learn about Penn State Behrend’s more than 40 undergraduate degrees and 25 certificate programs.

October 22: MBA in Pittsburgh Information Session

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Ed Auslander, MBA graduatePenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host three fall events for prospective students.

October 6: MBA in Pittsburgh Information Session

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Ed Auslander '91 MBAPenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host three fall events for prospective students.

Dorothy Kurylo, DNP, RN

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September 30: Adult Learner Admissions Open House

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Adult student in Clark CafePenn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites adults who are considering starting college or returning to their studies to attend an admissions open house on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

The open house will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an exhibit fair in Roche Hall, located in the college’s School of Science complex. Seminars on admissions and financial aid will follow.

Why Study Environmental Science?

Penn State Behrend’s location is a laboratory unto itself and a rich source of undergraduate research opportunities. Our campus arboretum is home to more than 200 species of native and exotic trees and a member of the American Public Gardens Association.