Student Activities

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.

February 23: 'Pain, Passion, and Parturition' Psychology Colloquium

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School of Humanities
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"Pain, Passion, and Paturition" will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Penn State Behrend.Headaches, toothaches, stomachaches… Pulled muscles, sprained ankles, broken limbs… everyone deals with acute pain at one time or another.

February 23: Nicolas Alstaedt to Perform in Music at Noon

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Nicolas Altstaedt will perform in Music at Noon: The Logan Series on Tuesday, Feb. 23.Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt prides himself on his versatility as an artist. It’s a trait that’s emblematic of all his concerts.

January 27: Stand For State | Green Dot Launch

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 Join us on January 27 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. outside Bruno's for the Stand for State Launch Event. What is Your Green Dot?

 

 

January 20: Finance Speaker Series, "Investing in 2016 and Beyond"

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The Finance Speaker Series returns to Behrend on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

A panel of financial experts will discuss investment strategies in the latest presentation of the Finance Speaker Series at Penn State Behrend.                               

January 18-24: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Penn State Behrend will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a week of events and activities beginning Monday, Jan. 18.

The program begins at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building with a multimedia presentation, “Sit-Ins & Standing Ups.” The presentation recaps a history of student activism during the civil rights movement and beyond. A campus family brunch will precede “Sit-Ins & Standing Ups,” beginning at 11 a.m.

December 10: Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

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The Behrend Jazz Ensemble will perform Thursday, Dec. 10, at Penn State Behrend.The Penn State Behrend Jazz Ensemble’s fall concert will be performed Thursday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. in the McGarvey Commons of the college’s Reed Union Building.

The concert will feature modern arrangements of classic jazz standards, including Dave Rivello's arrangements of “My Foolish Heart” by Ned Washington/Victor Young and “My Ship” by Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin.

December 12: Tuba Christmas

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The 14th annual Tuba Christmas will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, at Penn State Behrend.Tuba players get an early Christmas present on Saturday, Dec. 12: They get to play from the front row.

The 14th annual Erie presentation of Tuba Christmas will be held that day in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building at Penn State Behrend. The performance begins at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Cardboard City Raises Money for Second Harvest Food Bank

The annual Cardboard City fundraiser was held Nov. 16 and 17 at Penn State Behrend.Lindsey Chase was ready for the rain, wind, cold and hunger. That back pain though, now that caught her off guard.

“We didn’t realize our backs would hurt,” she said. “For the people that live like this, you realize that they’re hungry and cold, but their bodies must hurt as well.”