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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.

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.

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.

Read Dr. Soledad Traverso's Commencement Faculty Address, "Surrealism in Everyday Life"

Professor of Spanish Dr. Soledad Traverso gave a Faculty Address titled “Surrealism in Everyday Life” at the fall 2016 commencement in Junker Center.

A native of Chile, Traverso began her teaching career at her undergraduate alma mater, the University of Antofagasta. She earned her doctoral degree in Latin American literature at the University of Maryland and taught at Bucknell University prior to joining the Penn State Behrend faculty in 1996.

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.