Penn State Harrisburg


Fri, 03/27/2015

Jay Smar will perform folklore and coal mining songs of the Northeast on Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Penn State Harrisburg library. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m.

With two guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, fiddling, singing, and flat-footin’ (a form of clog dancing), Smar serves his audience an “acoustic buffet” of traditional American and original folk, ol’ time mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania preceded by their origin.

Fri, 03/27/2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Office of Intercollege Athletics has worked with the college’s faculty members to develop a new initiative called the Faculty Athletic Liaison Program

Thu, 03/26/2015

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “The West Coast Shipping Strikes and Supply Chain Issues” on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strikes on supply chain management.

Thu, 03/26/2015
Dr. Chiara Sabina

Dr. Chiara Sabina, associate professor of social sciences in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has received a research-based Fulbright Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year.

Thu, 03/26/2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors will host their annual community egg hunt for children 10 years of age and under on April 2.  Registration will begin at 5 p.m. in the Olmsted Building main lobby, and the egg hunt will begin at 5:30 p.m. on campus. The event is free and open to the community.

For additional information, contact Anthony Smith, Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors community service chair at or call 570-994-2190.


Tue, 03/24/2015

Penn State Harrisburg will host guest artist, Elizabeth Strickler as part of its 1+1 game. Strickler will speak on virtual and embodied worlds on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, Room 103.

Tue, 03/24/2015

Penn State Harrisburg has announced a new award to assist teachers who would like to pursue a graduate degree at the college.  The Penn State Harrisburg Educators Award will provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll in the literacy education or teaching and curriculum mast

Fri, 03/20/2015

The Penn State Board of Trustees today approved final plans and authorized the expenditure of funds for a new Student Enrichment Center at Penn State Harrisburg that will house space for key new and existing student services.

Fri, 03/20/2015

Dr. Shirley Clark, associate professor of environmental engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Optimizing Stormwater Runoff Treatment to Meet Numeric Discharge Limits” on Wednesday, March 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 03/18/2015
New Students

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, March 28 at 9 a.m. in the Capital Union Building.

The event will present information to prospective students about the college’s more than 30 bachelor’s degree programs and options for completing the first two years of study leading to more than 160 undergraduate majors offered throughout Penn State.

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