As a four-year
and graduate college within a land-grant and research university,
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, provides innovative, integrated
and high-quality teaching, research, and outreach programs with
particular focus on serving the tri-state region’s economic,
social, and intellectual development.
State Erie’s vision is to be recognized nationally as a high-quality,
four-year and graduate college within a major research university,
and regionally as the education and outreach partner of choice.
Penn State Behrend
believes that the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Organizational Research and Evaluation (CORE) is vital to this mission through its focus on
providing evaluation and research services to organizations in northwestern
Pennsylvania with initiatives involving healthy youth development.
faculty and staff at Penn State Behrend have the expertise and experience
to provide research and evaluative services to the community.