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April 9: Lee Brice Concert

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Lee Brice will perform at Penn State Behrend on Thursday, April 9.Four-time Country Airplay chart-topper Lee Brice will headline the spring concert at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, April 9. Public tickets, which cost $35, are available now.

Penn State Behrend Students Raised $46K for THON

Penn State Behrend students raised more than $46,000 for the 2015 IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, which ended Feb. 22. Two students – Alexandra Laffey, a sophomore from Sewickley, and Mackenzie Yoho, a sophomore from Ellwood City – danced in the two-day event, which raised more than $13 million for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

December 18: Fall 2015 Commencement Details for Candidates, Guests

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Penn State Behrend Commencement

Friday, December 18, 2015

6:00 p.m., Penn State Behrend - Junker Center

(Candidates for graduation should report by 5:30 p.m.)

No tickets are necessary.

Commencement Speaker-  TBA

Information for Graduates

 

Study Abroad Information Sessions

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Attend a one hour information session to learn about locations, costs,  scholarships, deadlines, and the application process.

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.

February 6-7: Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

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Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

2015 Spring Leadership Conference

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.