Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey. More than 750 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.
Thomas J. Lynch, chairman and chief executive officer at TE Connectivity, will give the keynote address. Lynch has served as the company’s chief executive officer since January 2006 and was elected chairman of the board in January 2013. TE Connectivity is a multi-national company involved in the design and manufacture of products that connect and protect power and data flow.
Students in Craig Welsh’s Advanced Graphic Design class at Penn State Harrisburg this semester constructed an 8' x 42' panorama of the text of the Gettysburg Address, which they crafted out of cardboard boxes and painstakingly hand-cut each letter. The panorama made its world premiere at the recent National Gettysburg Address Competition, where it served as the backdrop.