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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Last updated: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 1:59pm

Diversity and Educational Equity Committee

The mission of the Penn State Harrisburg Diversity and Educational Equity Committee is to create and engage in activities cultivating a safe and supportive campus community that values diversity and fosters good citizenship. The committee strives to improve communication and encourage respect within its interdependent campus communities by enhancing the development of relationship skills and providing opportunities to share experiences and diverse perspectives among members of the college community.


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2016 MLK, Jr. Day poster

Christopher Shearer was the winner of the 2016 MLK, Jr. Day poster design contest.

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10:00 am — 9:00 pm
Vartan Plaza

World Fest is a biennial international festival that boasts variety of displays, a parade of many countries, global cuisines and multinational performances. This event offers a wonderful opportunity for the campus community to come together to learn and interact.

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Fun English Conversation brings international students, domestic students and local residents together to speak English and to play games. This is a beneficial program to the new students in building language skills, and an opportunity for domestic students and local community volunteers, and new students build meaningful relationships and make new friends. 

Repeats every 7 days until Mon Oct 31 2016 except Mon Sep 05 2016.
5:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Penn State Hershey Medical Center

An excellent course for business and medical professionals interested in communicating with Spanish speaking customers, patients, colleagues, and developing an understanding of Latino culture.

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