Student Life

Faculty and Staff Honored for Service, Outreach and Teaching Excellence

The following Penn State Behrend faculty and staff members were honored this week for excellence in teaching, research, outreach and service:

 

History Major Wins Essay Contest; Participates in Panel Discussion on Jewish History

History major Danielle Ropp won an essay contest to earn a spot on a panel discussion discussing Jewish history.Danielle Ropp sat quietly toward the center of the table as her legs shook under the tablecloth, hidden from the audience seated in front. Her quiet demeanor, indicative of her anxiousness, would soon subside.

After all, every living thing thrives in its natural habitat, and that’s exactly where Ropp was once the panel discussion got underway.

First-year Student Finds Niche with Chamber Singers and Concert Choir

Jessa Boarts has found her niche with the Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir.There seems to be one in every family: one person who differs from the rest of the clan.

Jessa holds that distinction in the Boarts family, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

“On multiple occasions, my mom has asked me where I came from,” Boarts says.

174 Student-athletes Earn 3.0 GPA or Better in Fall Semester

Garrett Fiscus was one of 174 Penn State Behrend student-athletes to earn a grade point average of 3.0 or greater during the fall semester.Garrett Fiscus has won two Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships, advanced to two NCAA Tournaments and started sixty-four games while playing soccer at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Yet, his greatest accomplishments are of a different nature.

Now: Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream For June 22 Pick-Up

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Nittany Lion with ice creamThe Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual summer sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.

April 3: MBA Information Session

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School of Business
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Academics
Center for Adult Students
Academic and Career Planning Center
College Registrar
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Adult Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host a final spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

March 26: MBA Information Session

Behrend Section: 
Student Life
School of Business
News & Events
Research and Outreach
Academics
Center for Adult Students
Academic and Career Planning Center
College Registrar
Admissions
Adult Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

March 11: MBA Information Session

Behrend Section: 
Student Life
School of Business
News & Events
Research and Outreach
Academics
Center for Adult Students
Academic and Career Planning Center
College Registrar
Admissions
Adult Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

Metzgar CenterThe Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host three spring information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s Master of Business Administration degree program.

January 29: Speaker Series to Feature Bill Nye

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Bill Nye will speak January 29 at Penn State Behrend."An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy"

Bill Nye has comedy down to a science.