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Alumni Update with Tom

Say “Cheese!”

I don’t think that there is a single person in this world who doesn’t know the meaning of that sentence. Photography has become more accessible to the public with the invention of new technologies. 885 more words

Where Creativity Works

Alumnus returns to inspire, encourage at Relay for Life

By Heather Cass
Publications & Design Coordinator, Penn State Behrend

The Brooks family – Amy, Glenn, Haley, and Lindsay

Glenn Brooks ’86 never expected to be invited back to Penn State Behrend to speak to students. 968 more words

Penn State Behrend

Taofiki Gafar - Spending Spring Break Serving Others

Spring break means a lot to many college students. It is usually a time to relax or a time to go on vacation and party. In 2011, I did not have the funds to go on vacation nor did I want to go back home and relax at my parents. 454 more words

Alumni Stories

Behrend alumna specializes in OCD research

By Steve Orbanek
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

Jessica Schubert has heard it all too many times.

“I’m so OCD.” “Oh, that’s my OCD acting up.” They’re the explanations many people offer to explain their little quirks. 544 more words


A Night in the Chadian Rainforest

– Michael Varga, RPCV, Chad

Editor’s Note:

This is an excerpt from Under Chad’s Spell, a novel by Michael Varga, based on his experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chad. 1,345 more words

Countries Of Service

Alumni Update with Karen

Here at Marywood, you are required to take 2-D Design and 3-D Design as a part of your Foundation Year coursework. For those that work in a primarily 2-dimensional space, such as graphic designers and photographers, switching to 3-D is tougher than it looks. 437 more words

Where Creativity Works

Career Roundtable educates School of Science students on available opportunities

By Steve Orbanek
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

For a biology or chemistry graduate, there’s no shortage of opportunities. Environmental consultant, genetic counselor — even a quality control technician for a brewery. 475 more words

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