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August 4: Spend A Summer Evening Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

August 5: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 22: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

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.

January 27: duo ANIME, Logan Series

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Duo Anime will perform Friday, Jan. 27, at Penn State Behrend.Andrew Pongracz and Mell Csicsila met more than 20 years ago while they were students at Cleveland State University. The percussionists shared common interests and their styles meshed together well. They began performing composition recitals and joined numerous ensembles together.

Not surprisingly, the beat has gone on ever since.

January 16-21: Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Commemoration

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Statue of MLK.Penn State Behrend will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events and activities beginning Monday, Jan. 16.

The programs begin at noon Monday in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building with a student presentation of the play “Montgomery Footprints.” The one-act drama depicts the Rosa Parks incident that led to the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. A campus family brunch will precede “Montgomery Footprints,” beginning at 11 a.m.

Students Endure Elements for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Cardboard City participants pictured.It was around 1:00 a.m. when Nici Cortes heard the noise. She slowly opened her eyes and peered to the right. The beam, which was serving as the foundation for the cardboard box home that she and her fellow Alpha Sigma Sigma sisters were sleeping in, had shifted ever so slightly.

She knew then that she was in for a long night.

December 10: Tuba Christmas

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The 15th annual Tuba Christmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at Penn State Behrend.What’s the best way to ensure that every low-brass musician has a happy holiday? Give them the opportunity to play in the front row.

This year, that early Christmas present comes on Saturday, Dec. 10.

November 10: Psych Colloquium, 'Manhood in America'

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Masculine man standing.Words are only words, but when you question a person’s manhood… well, those are fighting words.

The precarious manhood hypothesis states that manhood is a tenuous and elusive social status that is hard to achieve and easy to lose. Thus, men are often highly motivated to protect their coveted manhood status by showing off their masculinity and avoiding any perceived feminine behavior.