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New Monument Honors Mary Behrend

Mary Behrend once gave her oldest grandson a piece of advice about speaking in public:  “Keep it short,” she said.

March 23, 2016: Speaker Series Presents Robbie Bach

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Robbie Bach

February 15: Speaker Series Presents Benjamin Jealous

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Benjamin Jealous

As former president and CEO of the NAACP and the youngest president in the organization’s history, few individuals are more qualified to discuss race in America than Benjamin Jealous.

November 10: Speaker Series Presents Briana Scurry

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Briana ScurryBriana Scurry is one of the first African American professional female soccer players and has long been a pioneer of the sport.

Today, the Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion is pioneering a new cause: concussion awareness. A victim of a traumatic head injury herself, Scurry testified before Congress on traumatic brain injuries and concussions in sports.

October 8: Speaker Series Presents Kunal Nayyar

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Kunal Nayyar

On the CBS Emmy Award-winning sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” Kunal Nayyar entertains more than 19 million viewers weekly in his role as Dr. Raj Koothrappali.

On Thursday, October 8, several hundred of those 19 million viewers will get to experience Nayyar’s humor up close and personal.

Students Move in, Bringing Energy, Dreams ... and Guitars

With the bed made and the clothes folded away – thanks, Mom – the Class of 2019 turned to posters and trophies and throw rugs and Keurigs and bubblegum-colored rubber rain boots, all of which said: This is who I am.

Former Student-Athletes Earn Places in Hall of Fame

Seven former student-athletes will be inducted into the Penn State Behrend Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 3. Three teams also will be honored for their championship seasons.

 

SAE Club Enters Hybrid Vehicle in Annual Supermileage International Challenge

Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules are shown pictured with the hybrid car they entered in this year's Supermileage Competition.After three years of designing and refining a belt drive vehicle for the Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge, Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules were ready for a change.

Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel

The Smith Chapel cultivates campus and community life through a wide array of programs, services and activities supporting the educational, religious, spiritual, ethical and social development of Penn State Behrend students. With a student-centered focus on learning and exploration, the facility and programs within share our humanity through meeting and understanding. Cultivating opportunities for personal and community growth, the program fosters tolerance, understanding and celebrates diversity.

 

Smith Chapel - Weddings at Penn State Behrend

The Smith Chapel is a beautiful 150-seat multi-faith wedding venue open to the Erie community.

Located on Penn State Behrend's scenic campus, the Chapel and surrounding areas provide plenty of opportunities for indoor and outdoor photography.

There is a large waiting area where the bride and her attendants can prepare. Also, there are restrooms and an elevator.