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Barbara Myerhoff

Penn State Harrisburg to present a Jewish heritage documentary

The Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies will present a screening of the documentary film “In Her Own Time: The Final Fieldwork of Barbara Myerhoff,” on Tuesday, March 27 at 4:30 p.m. in W338 Olmsted Building on campus.
Eta Lambda

Eta Lambda becomes official fraternity at Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration has initiated the ETA LAMBDA colony of the National and Professional fraternity for men and women in sales, marketing and management, Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE), as an official fraternity chapter in February.
Community Egg Hunt

Penn State Harrisburg to hold community egg hunt Thursday, March 29

Penn State Harrisburg’s Lion Ambassadors will host their annual community egg hunt on Thursday, March 29 for children 10 years and under.
John Mason

John Mason Jr. appointed chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg

John M. Mason Jr., vice president for research and economic development at Auburn University in Alabama, has been appointed as chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg.
Ashley Williams

Williams becomes Penn State Harrisburg’s first female All-American athlete

Penn State Harrisburg track and field’s Ashley Williams is the college’s first female All-American athlete, finishing eighth nationally in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa

Visiting Scholar, Rukundwa to discuss social constructs

Penn State Harrisburg will host Dr. Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa, a visiting scholar from Penn State University Park, as he presents “The Concept of ‘Us and Them,” on Friday, March 23 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Steven Johnson

Heard on Campus: Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson

Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson recently presented “Innovation: Where Good Ideas Come From” at Penn State Harrisburg as a part of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series, a special event that features high-profile speakers from around the world focused on topics that have a significant impact on the local region.
Gina Brelsford

Fellowship equips researchers with skills to engage community in research

The Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity that matches a researcher with a mentor. Gina Brelsford found the experience rewarding as it allowed her to explore different spheres of research, learn about clinical translational science, and to attend both the Clinical and Translational Science Institute board meeting and the Appalachian Translational Research Network meeting.

Harrisburg names 14 local leaders to School of Humanities advisory board

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities has named 14 local business and organization leaders, including five Penn State Harrisburg alumni, to its new advisory board.
David Tuck

Holocaust survivor David Tuck to discuss experience at concentration camps

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies Speaker Series, David Tuck, a holocaust survivor, will discuss his childhood experiences on Wednesday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center (W132) in the Olmsted Building on campus.