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Fri, 09/19/2014
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Penn State Harrisburg’s Commission for Women will present RAINN Day events on September 25. RAINN Day is an annual event used to inform students about sexual violence on college campuses.  It provides students with the resources needed to reduce the risk of being assaulted, or to help someone who is a victim of sexual violence. Each year, RAINN Day reaches over 1,000,000 students in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Fri, 09/19/2014
Golf Tournament

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the fifth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Brenner Family of Dealerships, Mazzitti and Sullivan, and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. The tournament will be held Sept. 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club. All proceeds support Penn State Harrisburg’s growing NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic program, which includes numerous graduates from high schools in the midstate.

Thu, 09/18/2014

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present “Perspectives on Autism” on Wednesday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.  

The presentation and discussion will focus on:

Thu, 09/18/2014
Jackie Woodson

Penn State Harrisburg will present a Diverse Voices in Literature Seminar with renowned author, Jacqueline Woodson on Thursday, September 25 in the library Morrison Gallery.  There will be two presentations followed by a book signing.  The afternoon session will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the evening presentation will take place from 5:40 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.  

Mon, 09/15/2014

Several Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration accounting students have been honored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

Patrick A. Klinger, of Elizabethtown, PA, was awarded a $5,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship, as well as the Joseph F. Taricani Memorial Scholarship, a one-year award of $2,000.

Adam Frutiger, of Camp Hill, PA and Jonathan Garber, of Elizabethtown, PA, each received a $3,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship.

Fri, 09/05/2014

Two Penn State Harrisburg students have reported to University Police that they have received calls while at their off-campus housing unit from someone identifying themselves as a police officer, saying that they had a warrant for the students’ arrest and demanding that they pay a sum of money in the form of prepaid credit cards to avoid arrest. 

The callers also had some personal information about the students that is publicly available (e.g. Penn State e-mail address, major, etc.) in an attempt to make this phone call seem more credible.

Thu, 09/04/2014

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. in the campus library.

The open house will offer the opportunity to learn about the college’s more than 30 master’s, doctoral, and certification programs; meet with faculty; and obtain admission requirements and financial aid information. RSVP preferred, but not required.

Open house attendees receive an application fee waiver.

Graduate studies at Penn State Harrisburg offer flexible study options, award-winning faculty, and nationally accredited programs.

Tue, 09/02/2014

All Penn State students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to add contact information to PSUAlert, the University's emergency alerts system. By default, students, faculty and staff will receive alerts at their Penn State email address. To add personal contact information to PSUAlert, including cellphone and land line information, visit http://psualert.psu.edu/. University authorities will only use PSUAlert in the event of an emergency, and to conduct periodic system tests.

Wed, 08/27/2014

Advances in technology have brought “the cloud” within reach of anyone who uses a computer, which is just about all of us.

The cloud refers to any kind of hosted service provided to a computer user over the Internet. For example, the cloud allows you to back up and store data on the Internet. You can retrieve your data anytime and from anywhere, as long as you are using a device with Internet access.

Tue, 08/26/2014
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Penn State Harrisburg’s Involvement Fair will be held on Thursday, August 28, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Vartan Plaza.  The event will provide the opportunity for students to discover the many clubs, organizations, and activities available on campus.

Open to all students who want to get more involved in the campus community, the fair highlights Penn State Harrisburg’s campus-wide committees, intramural sports and over 70 recognized clubs and organizations.

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