Student Life

Penn State Behrend Leads AMCC Standings

With the fall teams having completed their seasons, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, leads the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference standings. The college has an 89.3 percent ranking – a full 5 percent higher than Franciscan University, which is in second place.

Penn State Behrend won conference titles in men’s golf, soccer and cross country, and in women’s soccer. Thirty-six student-athletes earned All-Conference honors.

Housing and Food Services Ring in the Season with Festival of Trees

Twelve student groups have designed trees as part of the Penn State Behrend Festival of Trees.Nothing signifies the holiday season like bright lights and a little benevolence.

Come to Bruno’s Café this week and you’ll get to see both.

February 6-7: Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

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Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

2015 Spring Leadership Conference

October 30: Graduate Programs Open House

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graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

October 16: Graduate Programs Open House

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School of Science
School of Humanities
School of Engineering
Student Life
School of Business
News & Events
Research and Outreach
Academics
Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

Graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

Penn State Behrend Named a 'Military Friendly School'

Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine, has again recognized Penn State Behrend as one of the most supportive academic environments for U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses.

October 30: WQLN Radio Collegiate Challenge Broadcast

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On Thursday, October 30, WQLN FM, Erie’s public radio station, will broadcast from the Reed Union Building as part of its annual Collegiate Challenge fundraiser.

December 9: Speaker Series to Feature Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox

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Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox will speak at Penn State Behrend on December 9.In the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” Laverne Cox’s character, Sophia Burset, is a victim of transmisogyny from other characters.

It’s not an unfamiliar role for Cox considering it’s something she has been subjected to in her own life as well. 

November 17: Speaker Series to Feature Jamie Tworkowski, "To Write Love on Her Arms"

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Jamie Tworkowski will open the 2014-15 Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend on Monday, Nov. 17.For Jamie Tworkowski, it started with a story.