Penn State Erie To Host High School Students, Parents

ERIE, Pa. – High school students and their parents will have four opportunities this summer to attend informational sessions with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

The college will host two Spend a Summer Day events, on Friday, July 26, and Friday, Aug. 9. Each begins at 1 p.m. with a Student Services Fair; faculty from the Sam and Irene Black School of Business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Science, and the School of Engineering will be available to talk with and answer questions from students and their parents.

The fair will be followed by academic, admissions and financial aid presentations, walking tours of campus, and free scoops of Penn State’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream. The program concludes at 4:15 p.m.

Two evening events will follow a similar schedule. They begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, and Thursday, Aug. 8.

The events are free to prospective students and their families, but advance registration is required and can be made online at, by calling 814-898-6100 (toll free 866-374-3378), or by emailing Individual appointments are available at any time.