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PA State Data Center helps harness information

The world is awash with information – so much so it can be mind-boggling. But a center housed on the Penn State Harrisburg campus helps organizations, businesses, legislators and non-profits make sense of all that data.
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Workshop to offer strategies to address controversial issues in the classroom

The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will present a free workshop titled “We're Going to Need a Bigger Boat — Constructively Addressing Controversial Issues in the Classroom” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 26. The workshop will take place online via zoom meeting or in person at C213 Olmsted Building at Penn State Harrisburg.
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Penn State Harrisburg adds Cuba to international study tour offerings

Penn State Harrisburg has added Cuba to its spring 2018 international study tour offerings. The tour, which is available for the first time since diplomatic relations were reestablished between Cuba and the United States, will take place March 2 through 9 and focus on the exploration and discovery of the unique facets of Cuban culture.

Drugs 101 to educate parents about drug use

Penn State Health will present a program to educate parents about various types of drugs and the peer pressures children face to use them.

Witwer and Rios to discuss labor racketeering in 1950s New York City

David Witwer, professor of American studies and history, and Catherine Rios, associate professor of communications and humanities, from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “A Murder in the Garment District: Labor Racketeering 101" on Sept. 27.
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Harrisburg campus to kick off Penn State Reads campaign

As part of the Penn State Reads campaign for the 2017-18 year, Penn State Harrisburg is kicking off the celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Morrison Gallery library.