Student Activities

September 23: Cordis to Perform in Music at Noon: The Logan Series

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

Cordis will open the 26th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Behrend.The 26th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, opens Wednesday, Sept. 23, with a performance from Cordis, an ensemble built upon the cello, concert cimbalom, piano and percussion.

September 17: Constitution Day

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Student Activities

Constitution Day will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 17, at Penn State Behrend.

Notice any changes this week? Classrooms are full, campus is bustling with activity, and the lines at the bookstore are practically out the door.

Yes, students are back.

September 17: Katie Ford, Creative Writers Reading Series

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

Poet Katie FordKatie Ford’s approach to poetry may seem unconventional, but it’s deliberate as well.

“I am not a fast writer,” the author of “Colosseum” and “Blood Lyrics” said in a 2008 interview. “Poems, to me, are events, occurrences, not exercises or tasks. Many things — not stars, not fates, not the gods — have to come into alignment for a poem to occur.”

SAE Club Enters Hybrid Vehicle in Annual Supermileage International Challenge

Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules are shown pictured with the hybrid car they entered in this year's Supermileage Competition.After three years of designing and refining a belt drive vehicle for the Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge, Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules were ready for a change.

July 9, 16, 23, 30: Smith Carillon Concert Series

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Student Activities

The Smith Carillon Concert Series has announced its 2015 performance schedule:

Paul Lukasik Leaves Imprint at Behrend Through Servant Leadership Award

William Staniszewski was the recipient of this year's Paul Lukasik Servant Leadership Award.Paul Lukasik unassumingly walked to the podium, flashing an abashed smile at the crowd of more than 50 people in attendance at Penn State Behrend’s Center for Service and Civic Leadership’s Service Awards.

Alumnus Shares Cancer Fight at Relay for Life

Glenn Brooks never expected to be invited back to Penn State Behrend to speak to students.

“I changed my major several times, and it took me awhile to determine where I was headed as an adult,” said Brooks, a 1986 alumnus. “And let’s just say that I may have been working on my ‘social skills’ a little too much back then.”

But there are lots of surprises in life. Some are good. Some are not so good.

Cancer, for example.

April 8: Former Players Discuss Negro Leagues Baseball

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Educational Equity & Diversity
Student Activities
News & Events

The great-grandson of Baseball Hall of Famer Josh Gibson will lead a discussion with former Negro Leagues players during a free program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, April 8. The program, which begins at 7 p.m. in McGarvey Commons, in the college’s Reed Union Building, is open to the public.

Sean L. Gibson, executive director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, will lead the program, which will include former players Ted Toles Jr., of the Pittsburgh Crawfords, Newark Eagles and Cleveland Buckeyes; and Pedro Sierra, of the Indianapolis Clowns.

April 16: 'Extreme Engineering' with Science Channel's Danny Forster

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School of Engineering
Student Activities
News & Events

Danny Forster has a passion for architecture. He displays it weekly as host and producer of the Science Channel’s award-winning series “Build It Bigger.”

On Thursday, April 16, he’s bringing that passion to Erie.

April 9: Transformazium Presentation

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School of Humanities
Student Activities

The Neighborhood Print Shop is one of the projects of the artist collective Transformazium.Braddock, Pa. has earned national attention for its embrace of art and culture in its economic recovery.  On Thursday, April 9, members of Transformazium, an artist collective that plays a leading role in these efforts, will discuss their collaborative practice during a visit to Penn State Erie, the Behrend College.