Student Activities

February 19: 'Evolution of Jealousy and Mating' Psychology Colloquium

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The Psychology Colloquium returns to Behrend on Thursday, Feb. 19.In the dating game, jealousy is a natural emotion, right? Cory Scherer would argue it’s different for various sectors of the population, and he’s got the research to prove it.

January 27: ACM Speaker Reviews 15 Years of Wearable Computers

Behrend Section: 
School of Engineering
Student Activities
News & Events
Research and Outreach

The director of the Quality of Life Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University will discuss the future of wearable computers -- with possibilities far beyond your Fitbit -- during an Association for Computing Machinery talk at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

January 21: The Harlem Quartet Performs in the Logan Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The Harlem Quartet will perform Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.The Harlem Quartet believes classical music could use a breath of fresh air, and they’re here to bring it.

The Grammy Award-winning New York-based ensemble has a mission to advance diversity in classical music and they’re taking that mission to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

January 19-25: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Commemoration

Behrend Section: 
Student Activities

The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration will begin with a play that explores social justice issues.Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events and activities beginning Monday, Jan. 19.

December 13: TUBAChristmas

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The 13th annual TUBAChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13.It’s large, loud and a tad bit impractical, but for one day every year, the stage belongs to the tuba.

The 13th annual Erie presentation of TubaChristmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

February 6-7: Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

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Student Life
Student Activities

Penn State Behrend Student Leadership Conference

2015 Spring Leadership Conference

December 1: Behrend Holiday Sing-Along

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The second-annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Dec. 1.Nothing signals the start of the holiday season like the singing of a few wintertide carols.

This year, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie invite you to sing along.

November 6-8, 13-15: "A View from the Bridge" at Studio Theatre

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities
Rub Desk
News & Events

Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” pivots on a New York longshoreman’s decision to betray his immigrant relatives. Miller finished the play in 1956, the same year he was called before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee.

The choice he faced, both on and off the page, showed a darker side of the American Dream: At what point will a man striving for a better life turn his back to those who are most like him?

Students Construct Cardboard City to Raise Money for Second Harvest Food Bank

Sixteen student groups built cardboard homes as part of the Cardboard City fundraiser at Penn State Behrend.Joseph Helbling’s alarm went off at 2:30 a.m. The internal debate immediately began.

“When you wake up at 2:30, it’s easier to hit snooze than it is to roll out of bed and come here for your shift,” he said.

November 16: Choirs of Penn State Behrend to Perform 'Dona nobis pacem'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

"Dona nobis pacem," the fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be performed on Sunday, Nov. 16.A performance of Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” will headline this year’s Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir’s fall concert.