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Mon, 07/06/2015
Penn State Harrisburg student and child

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”

Penn State Harrisburg students embodied the spirit of Margaret Meade’s iconic quote recently when they embarked on an alternative spring break trip. Sleeping on cots in a hot gym, taking cold showers, and helping elementary school children with their homework may not be your idea of a spring break, but this group would not have had it any other way.

Mon, 06/29/2015
Rahsaan Carlton

Rashaan Carlton, director of Penn State Harrisburg Intercollegiate Athletics and Penn State alumnus, was recently inducted into the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native was recognized for his contributions to Pennsylvania sports.

Mon, 06/22/2015
blood pressure check

Effective fall 2015, Penn State Harrisburg will offer a bachelor of science in Health Policy and Administration (HPA). 

Thu, 06/18/2015
calculator and pen

Penn State is launching two new online degrees in accounting that can help people take advantage of the projected career growth in this field.

Mon, 06/15/2015
Jane Wilburne

Jane Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, was recently appointed chair of the Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) journal editorial panel.  

Wed, 06/10/2015

Electrical engineering and electrical engineering technology students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology took home second place honors at the 2015 Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Region 2 Student Activities Conference held at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 10 through 12. 

Mon, 06/08/2015
Map of Road Closure

College Avenue, from O Street to University Drive, will be closed from June 11 through at least July 3 so that utilities for the new Student Enrichment Center building can be routed through the road to the building site.

There will be signage denoting detours to provide guidance around the portion of closed road.  For more information, contact Maintenance and Operations at 717-948-6235.

Fri, 06/05/2015
Dr. Karin Sprow Forté

Dr. Karin Sprow Forté, program coordinator of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist and Leadership Certificate Program in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has been awarded a scholarship for the 2015 Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL), sponsored by Penn State and the Online Learning Consortium.

Fri, 06/05/2015
Students working on STEM projects

Penn State Harrisburg, in partnership with ArcelorMittal, is presenting a free week-long summer institute for middle and high school math, science, and special education teachers.

Thu, 05/28/2015
Students put innovation on display at 2015 Capstone Conference

Students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology showcased their best innovative technologies representing the future of their field at the formal showcase.

The senior projects for Penn State Harrisburg engineering students are a long standing tradition, where they get to combine classroom learning with real-life applications, as well as collaborate with industry sponsors.     

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