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September 15: Stephen Dunn, Creative Writers Reading Series

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An image of Stephen Dunn.Before he was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Stephen Dunn was a basketball player. For four years, he starred at Division I Hofstra.

There may seem to be few similarities between basketball and poetry, but Dunn argues otherwise.

September 19: Speaker Series to Feature Pascal Dupuis and Mike Lange

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An image of Pascal Dupuis.Left-winger Pascal Dupuis scored 190 goals during a 14-year career that ended with the 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Championship. Play-by-play announcer Mike Lange called more than a few of those goals. The Voice of the Penguins has been announcing since 1974, even winning the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for excellence in broadcasting.

$50,000 Gift will Expand Annual Student Art Show

A $50,000 gift from Patricia S. Yahn and her son, Greg Yahn, will improve and expand the annual student art show at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The gift will provide new incentives to artists and additional opportunities for students who want to work behind the scenes.

September 15: Dementia to be Discussed at Psych Colloquium

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A caregiver helps a man suffering from dementia.More than 47 million people suffer from some form of dementia. The condition creates enormous stress, not just for dementia patients, but for caregivers as well.

September 26: Aritmia to Perform in Music at Noon

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Aritmia will open the 27th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Behrend.What do you get when you mix an acoustic guitar with an accordion?

Campus Pokemon Go Players Try to 'Catch 'em All'

Look! A Golbat! A purple-winged Pokemon with poison in its fangs!

It’s flying near Senat Hall, a 149-bed residence hall at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Owen Knox can see it on his iPad.

“I’ve been hunting for that one,” he says. “It keeps moving on me.”

July 21 & 28: Smith Carillon Concert Series

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The Smith Carillon Series returns Thursday, July 7, to Penn State Behrend.The Smith Carillon Concert Series at Penn State Behrend has announced its 2016 performance schedule:

Thursday, July 7
Jakob DeVreese and Rachel Perfecto
Royal Carillon School, Belgium

Thursday, July 14
Mathieu Daniel Polak
Carillonneur, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Student Facility Fee

Student taking picture in front of the Mary Behrend Monument. The Student Facility Fee has been the source of funding for many projects at Penn State Behrend since its inception in 2008.

College to Celebrate Life of Late Benefactor Kay Logan

The mural on the wall of Kay Hardesty Logan’s summer home is a tribute to the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, which launched Mrs. Logan’s career in music. The woman at its center is playing a flute solo.

Students Recognized at 67th Honors and Awards Convocation

The 67th Honors and Awards Convocation was held Sunday, April 17, at Penn State Behrend.Penn State Behrend presented more than 100 awards to students and student organizations at the 67th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on April 17.