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September 28, 2016

Author Lori Jakiela, known as “the queen of the wise one-liner,” will visit Penn State Harrisburg as part the School of Humanities’ Writers Series on Monday, October 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Kunkle Auditorium, Olmsted Building.

Jakiela’s work skillfully tackles subjects ranging from her experience as an adoptee to her years working as a flight attendant. In the process, she provides readers with writing that is “sharp, insightful, sad, and often darkly funny.”

September 28, 2016
Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.

September 28, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology will host a career fair on Wednesday, October 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Capital Union Building gymnasium on campus.

September 28, 2016
Richard Florida

Nationally renowned speaker on urban studies, social and economic theory Richard Florida will present the inaugural keynote address of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series at Penn State Harrisburg, Wednesday, October 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the college’s Student Enrichment Center theater.

The presentation is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required. For tickets, please visit here.

September 26, 2016
Flags in Olmsted Lobby

Penn State Harrisburg is inviting the college community to travel the world during “World Fest”, an all-day event beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, which intends to encourage global interaction and celebrate the vitality of the college’s diverse campus community.

September 23, 2016
Penn State Harrisburg library Banned Books Display

From Sunday, September 25 to Saturday, October 1, the Penn State Harrisburg library will celebrate Banned Books Week on the main level of the library.

Library staff has created a display of books that have been banned or challenged in schools and libraries around the country to celebrate intellectual freedom and the right to read. Staff will also be sharing their favorite banned books via social media throughout the week.

September 21, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Current Events panel titled “Economic Policies of Presidential Candidates” on Wednesday, September 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Galley Lounge on campus.

September 20, 2016

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the 7th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster.

September 20, 2016

Linda Schwab will discuss “A Family’s Survival” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Wednesday, September 21 at noon in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

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