Penn State Harrisburg


Penn State Commencement
Oct 01 2015

For college students, an internship is a major rite of passage during their studies. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, 61 percent of the class of 2014 participated in at least one internship or co-op during college. Internships provide students real world work experience that can be crucial to their future success in securing a full-time job, they can also help students decide their career path by “test driving” different positions. Internships also provide networking opportunities and chances to boost a student’s academic studies.

Chancellor Kulkarni meets with students
Sep 29 2015

Students will have an opportunity to meet with Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni on Tuesday, October 6 during “Chancellor's Open Hours.” The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building atrium and will feature an informal discussion and light refreshments.

For more information, contact or call 717-948-6029.


Olmsted Main Lobby, Olmsted Building
10:00 am — 11:00 am
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building
12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
Speakers: Maggie Bertram and Stacy Pershall
Morrison Gallery, Library
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Research News

Oct 1 2015 - 9:51am
Dr. Hannah Spector

Dr. Hannah Spector, assistant professor of education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present “Educational Considerations of Environmental World Risks: Climate Change, Nuclear Fallout, and Bioinvasion” on Wednesday, October 7 from noon to 1:30 in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.