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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.

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.

August 15: Penn State Alumni Association Steak Fry

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O. Richard Bundy in band roomThe Lake Erie Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will hold its annual steak fry dinner and silent auction on Saturday, Aug. 15. The event celebrates the recent retirement of O. Richard Bundy ʼ70 ʼ87, director of the Penn State Blue Band and a former teacher in the Iroquois School District.

'Dirty South' Rapper Ludacris to Headline Spring Concert

Rapper Ludacris pictured.The New York Times has referred to Atlanta as “hip-hop’s center of gravity.” One of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of Christopher Brian Bridges, best known as Ludacris.

The multi-platinum “Dirty South” hip-hop artist will travel north this April to headline the spring concert at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College on Friday, April 7. Public tickets, which cost $35, will be available starting March 9.

April 7: Ludacris Concert

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Ludacris pictured.The New York Times has referred to Atlanta as “hip-hop’s center of gravity.” One of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of Christopher Brian Bridges, best known as Ludacris.

The multi-platinum “Dirty South” hip-hop artist will travel north this April to headline the spring concert at Penn State Behrend on Friday, April 7. Public tickets, which cost $35, will be available starting March 9.

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.

Read the Commencement Address by Michael Woycheck '97, "Your Opportunity"

Michael A. Woycheck '97, who was the Farewell speaker at the commencement where he was awarded a B.S. in Management Information Systems, gave the Commencement Address at the December 16 ceremony in Junker Center.