Due to the winter storm, Penn State Harrisburg will be closing today at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9.

All classes and activities starting after 1 p.m. are cancelled.

Last updated: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:13pm

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The Hunting Ground Movie Poster

Penn State Harrisburg’s Commission for Women will present a screening and panel discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m., with a light dinner available at 5:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.  The film is an exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses, institutional cover‐ups and the social toll on victims and their families.  Weaving together real life footage and first‐person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice. 

Students from 18 area middle schools will gather at Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the 32nd annual MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, February 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A nationwide program that involves more than 500,000 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students, MATHCOUNTS is designed to build mathematics skills, promote strategic problem solving, and instruct students in dealing with complex problems.

Stand for State Logo

As a part of Penn State’s launch of Stand for State, an initiative aimed at empowering Penn Staters to stand up for one another and stop sexual and relationship violence,  Penn State Harrisburg will hold its kickoff event on January 26 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Olmsted Building atrium.


W338, Olmsted Building
11:15 am — 12:15 pm
Stacks Market Stage, Olmsted Building
11:30 am — 1:00 pm
Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Research News

Dr. Alexander Siedschlag

Dr. Alexander Siedschlag, professor of homeland security and public health preparedness in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “The European Union Response to Terrorism” on Wednesday, February 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.