Penn State Harrisburg


April 29, 2016

Dr. John Lopinski, a patent attorney at Hodgson Russ Attorneys, LLP, will present "An Overview of Patents and other Intellectual Property" on Wednesday, May 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Lopinski’s practice includes patent and opinion work, and strategic development and management of patent portfolios. He focuses on molecular biology, genetics, and immunology, with emphasis on complex immunotherapies, cancer biology, and therapeutics and diagnostics for a wide range of human and non-human animal disorders.

April 28, 2016
Student Award Winners

Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Student Awards Ceremony.

View the award descriptions and photos of the event, and a gallery of award winners.

Award winners with hometowns by county include:


April 27, 2016
David Black

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.  More than 680 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.

April 22, 2016
Capstone Project

Bots that battle, a virtual art gallery, a solar powered lawn mower, and a charger that operates on body heat are just a few of the innovative, creative projects that will be on display at the Penn State Harrisburg School of Science, Engineering and Technology’s annual Capstone Design Conference, being held May 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various locations on campus.

April 20, 2016
Dr. Vivian Vasquez

Hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Dr. Vivian Vasquez, professor of education at American University in Washington D.C., will present “Negotiating Critical Literacies In Schools and Communities” on Tuesday, April 26 in the library Morrison Gallery at 5:40 to 8:15 p.m.

April 19, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg will host the annual Keystone Health Promotion Conference on June 21 through 23 in the Educational Activities Building on campus. The event provides an opportunity for health education, health promotion, and wellness professionals from schools, hospitals, universities, and businesses to experience, examine, and evaluate components of health promotion programs for themselves, their students, and their employees.

April 19, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg will present a panel discussion titled “Communicating Research to the Public: How and Why” on Wednesday, April 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

April 18, 2016

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the tenth annual Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus. Signal integrity involves the quality of electrical signals passing through connectors used in electronic devices like computers or cellular phones. 

April 14, 2016
Sonia Nieto

Hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Dr. Sonia Nieto, professor emerita from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts, will present “Preparing All Teachers for Diverse Classrooms” on Saturday, April 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Capital Union Building Student Center on campus.

April 13, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg survey reflects low incidence of victimization, opportunities for increased education and awareness

April 13, 2016

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Penn State Harrisburg released the results of a survey of students’ experiences with and attitudes about sexual misconduct today (April 13), including a finding that 4.5 percent of undergraduates reported being the victim of at least one instance or attempt of sexual assault. The results are part of a comprehensive University-wide survey conducted last fall.

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