October 4, 2001
initiative and generous
gift brought Penn State to Erie
The beautiful wooded campus of Penn State Erie, The Behrend
College, isa gift to the community from Mary Behrend, widow of Ernst Behrend,
who founded the Hammermill Paper Co. in Erie in 1898. The Behrends lived
on the grounds of the mill along Lake Erie until 1928, when they moved
two miles south to the 400-acre Glenhill Farm, which overlooks the city
of Erie. Today, the Glenhill Farm forms the core of Penn State Erie's
mail order option
Vision Administrators (NVA) announced the immediate availability of a
mail-order program for contact lens wearers.
is a national model
State students read more than 1.5 million local, regional and national
newspapers this past year, securing the University's position as having
the largest newspaper readership program at any university in the nation.
honors with 3 awards
are being sought for three University Graduate School awards.
'Creating Health' project
and Cooperative Extension will launch a multi-year health education and
public service initiative this month. "Creating Health" will use multi-media
and community outreach to deliver health education and resources to communities
Main to illuminate
breast cancer awareness
through Oct. 15, Old Main on the University Park campus will be bathed
in pink light to honor the thousands of women lost to breast cancer each
year and the hundreds of thousands who are surviving.
director of state relations
Office of Governmental Affairs is seeking someone for the position of
director of state relations.
protect leafy past
American colleges or universities can boast of tree populations with the
scope and diversity found on the University Park campus, so it's not surprising
that many people in the University community consider a specific campus
tree or grove their favorite.
dinner will transform
Café Laura into French bistro
one night at least, Café Laura patrons might think they are in
Paris instead of State College.
convenient alternative to travel
and staff reluctant to travel long distances to conferences and meetings
are reminded that there is an alternative to traveling outside of the