Penn State Harrisburg


TJ became the first student to complete Penn State Harrisburg’s Career Studies Program in spring 2016. He now holds two jobs, one in retail services at JCPenney, and one in nursing and personal care at Homeland Center, Harrisburg. He also graduated high school in June 2016.

Cover of book

Penn State Harrisburg archivist and humanities reference librarian Heidi Abbey Moyer has authored the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Campus History Series, “Penn State Harrisburg.” The book includes 200 vintage images, many of which have never been published, and chronicles Penn State Harrisburg’s history.

Students demonstrate a solar-powered lawn mower

One team of senior mechanical engineering students at Penn State Harrisburg spent eight months designing a device for a real world client. Their project was needed by the company to scale down its 3D printing application for smaller volumes.


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Research News

l to r: Nesmith, Sivarajah, and Cigler discus Flint crisis

A panel of experts gathered at Penn State Harrisburg recently to discuss the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, its effects on residents, the health impacts of lead and public policy repercussions.