Student Activities

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.   

April 7: Boston Brass to Perform in Music at Noon

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School of Humanities
Student Life
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Research and Outreach

For more than 27 years, Boston Brass’ unique brand of humor has been a staple of the brass quintet. The humor is a way for the group to bridge the gap of classical formality, one of the reasons they have been a repeat performer in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.

Boston Brass’ latest performance in the program takes place Tuesday, April 7, at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and reserved parking for audience members will be available in the Reed lot. The performance is part of the 25th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.

March 26: Astronomy Open House to Highlight James Webb Telescope

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School of Science
Student Activities

When it launches in October 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will allow us to observe some of the most distant objects in the Universe.

Before then though, the telescope must undergo a rigorous testing and assembly process, much of it conducted by Exelis Inc. Ronald Broccolo, an aerospace engineer, integration manufacturing engineer and product integration manager for Exelis Inc., will discuss that process when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, March 26.

March 23: See 'Wadjda' at International Women's Screening Series

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School of Humanities
Student Activities
Commission for Women

“Wadjda,” the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, will be featured when the Penn State Behrend International Women’s Screening Series resumes on Monday, March 23. The 6:30 p.m. screening in the Reed Auditorium is free and open to the public.

Community Standards Violation

Overview of the Community Standards Process

Whenever a student is alleged to have violated a residence hall policy, s/he must meet with a Residence Life staff person. There are three potential outcomes to this meeting:

April 3: Penn State Laureate Susan Russell to Discuss Dignity

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School of Humanities
Student Life
Student Activities

The 2014-15 Penn State laureate Susan Russell will speak on Behrend's campus on Friday, April 3.As the 2014-15 Penn State laureate, Susan Russell is touring the state to promote dignity. On Friday, April 3, she brings that tour to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

March 23: Graduate Programs Information Session

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Erie grad programs information sessionsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this spring for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

April 9: Lee Brice Concert

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Student Life
Student Activities
Rub Desk

Lee Brice will perform at Penn State Behrend on Thursday, April 9.Four-time Country Airplay chart-topper Lee Brice will headline the spring concert at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, April 9. Public tickets, which cost $35, are available now.