Penn State Harrisburg


March 24, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is accepting applications for its new online graduate certificate in accounting that has been designed to supplement the educational credit requirements necessary for CPA licensure in most states.

March 22, 2017
CARE Fair logo

Penn State Harrisburg Career Services, in partnership with the Office of Student Engagement, will host the first C.A.R.E. (Career, Agency, Recreation, and Education) Fair on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge and atrium.

March 21, 2017

Faculty member awarded fellowship: Dr. Anne Verplanck, associate professor of American studies and heritage studies, has received a four-month research fellowship for fall 2017 through the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia. The fellowship supports her book project, “The Business of Art: Transforming the Graphic Arts in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” which analyzes how the art world functioned in the context of changing business structures, technological innovations, and rapid urban development.

March 21, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 23 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Open to the public, the event will honor college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. Featured publications will be available for purchase and authors will be on hand to sign copies of their works.

March 20, 2017
Graduation Cap

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus. Students graduating spring 2017 are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

At the fair, students can:

March 17, 2017
Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the Donald C. Stone Award from the American Society for Pubic Administration (ASPA). This award is given to members who have contributed outstanding services to the Society.

March 16, 2017
Jane Keat

Two longtime Penn State faculty members who long have had a resonating voice in the field of early childhood education have earned the 2017 Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) VOICE for Children Distinguished Career award.

March 16, 2017
Student Enrichment Center Theater

When plans for Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Enrichment Center (SEC) were approved in 2015, the initial blueprints included a multi-purpose space on the first floor intended for lectures and special events. But over the course of the project’s development, the concept for the space was gradually reshaped into what is now the SEC theater, a state-of-the-art venue for cultural and academic programming and student activities.

March 16, 2017
Dr. Ruth Leventhal, who became Capitol Campus’ first female provost and dean on July 1, 1984 and held the position for 10 years

As part of the college’s 50th Anniversary, a blog is chronicling a history of influential women at Penn State Harrisburg.

Publication of the blog photo series began in July 2016 and will continue until 50 posts that commemorate women at Penn State Harrisburg are completed.  Select posts are also being shared to the college’s Facebook page throughout March Women’s History Month.

March 16, 2017
Avenue Q Logo

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities’ theatre program will present the spring musical “Avenue Q” April 6 through 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus. A post-show talk back on the show’s identity themes will be held on Thursday, April 6.

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