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April 9: Spring Undergraduate Admissions Open House

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Students in front of Glenhill FarmhousePenn State Behrend will host its spring Admissions Open House for prospective students on Saturday, April 9.

October 24: Mary Behrend Monument Unveiling

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Mary Behrend Monument under construction A new student-designed monument commemorating Mary Behrend’s 1948 gift of her Glenhill Farm to Penn State will be unveiled on Saturday, October 24.

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.

June 1: Deadline to Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream for Erie Delivery

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

April 25: Behrend Jazz Ensemble Spring Performance

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Behrend's Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both perform spring concerts later this month at the college.Penn State Behrend’s Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both hold spring concerts later this month at the college.

April 21: Behrend Concert Band Spring Performance

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Both Penn State Behrend's Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will perform concerts later this month at the college.Penn State Behrend’s Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will both hold spring concerts later this month at the college.

April 21: Virgo Cluster of Galaxies Discussion, Astronomy Open House

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The Virgo Cluster of galaxies will be the topic of discussion at the next Astronomy Open House at Penn State Behrend.Ever wonder how large the universe is? Just consider that the Virgo Cluster, the closest galaxy cluster to Earth, could include more than 2,000 member galaxies. That’s 2,000 galaxies and solar systems different from our own Milky Way, all in one cluster.

Former President Clinton Campaigns in Erie Hall

Former President Bill Clinton looked a bit older than he did in 2008, when he last visited Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He clearly felt it, too.

“For most of my life, I was the youngest person doing whatever I was doing,” he said during an April 8 campaign stop in Erie Hall. “Then, one day, just like that, I was the oldest one in the room.”

April 14: John Gallaher, Creative Writers Reading Series

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John Gallaher will read from his latest collection when the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Behrend.John Gallaher’s approach to poetry might not be conventional, but that’s by design.

April 17: 'There is Sweet Music Here' Spring Choir Concert

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'There is Sweet Music Here' will be held Sunday, April 17.Lord Alfred Tennyson’s poem “There is sweet music here” may be nearly 200 years old, but its message remains the same: Music is an escape, and its pleasing sound impacts everyone in one way or another.