Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology will host a career fair on Wednesday, October 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Capital Union Building gymnasium on campus.

Flags in Olmsted Lobby

Penn State Harrisburg is inviting the college community to travel the world during “World Fest”, an all-day event beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, which intends to encourage global interaction and celebrate the vitality of the college’s diverse campus community.

Media Highlights

Pennlive: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Spooky clown sightings unsettle Pa. towns: Why we're afraid

It's called Coulrophobia – the academic term for people given to the excessive fear of clowns. Certainly, horror movie makers have recognized this fear of people who colorfully paint their faces in the name of slapstick circus entertainment, only to haunt our nightmares, instead.

Press and Journal: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Community policing can build relationships that foster trust, panelists say

Police need to build strong relationships with the communities they serve in order to develop a mutual trust and understanding, panelists agreed during a Sept. 13 discussion at Penn State Harrisburg. 

Press and Journal: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

PSU soccer teams lend a hand by helping mom move

A bunch of Penn State Harrisburg students were caught in the act of doing good on Friday, Sept. 16.


Russell E. Horn Sr. Spiritual Center, Student Enrichment Center
8:00 am — 10:00 am
Olmsted Main Lobby, Olmsted Building
11:30 am — 1:00 pm
An Academic Perspective
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building
12:00 pm — 1:20 pm

Research News

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.