Penn State Harrisburg

News - March 2017

Fri, 03/31/2017
Penn State Harrisburg Student Investment Committee members meet regularly to discuss how to invest wisely to grow funds

With the stock market reaching record highs in 2017 and the Dow Jones topping the 21,000 mark for the first time in history, investing in the stock market would seem to be a sure win. 

A group of finance and business majors at Penn State Harrisburg are about to find out. The Student Investment Committee will be taking their academic background in finance and turning it into a real-life experience investing real money in the stock market. 

Thu, 03/30/2017
Jon Landau

Jon Landau, executive vice president of Twentieth Century Fox and producer of the two highest grossing movies of all-time, “Avatar” and “Titanic,” will visit Penn State Harrisburg as a part of the college’s Student Affairs’ Technology Series on Thursday, April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Capital Union Building Student Center on campus.

Wed, 03/29/2017
Data chart

The world is awash with information – so much so it can be mind-boggling. But a center housed on the Penn State Harrisburg campus helps organizations, businesses, legislators and non-profits make sense of all that data.

Wed, 03/29/2017
First Secretary Miguel Fraga

Miguel Fraga — the first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., since diplomatic relations were reestablished between Cuba and the United States — will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday, April 5 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery. 

He will discuss Cuba and its relationship with the U.S.

Tue, 03/28/2017
Summer at Penn State Harrisburg

Registration for the Penn State Harrisburg summer sessions is open for all students.

Students seeking to take courses over the summer can choose from a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. Flexible options include on campus and online courses, some courses at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and programs for educators.

Tue, 03/28/2017

Penn State Harrisburg will host one of several public forum focused on implementing the University’s long-range Strategic Plan on Friday, April 7 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.  The topic of the forum will be “Enhancing Health.”

Tue, 03/28/2017
Rebecca Strzelec

Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and Penn State laureate for the 2016-17 academic year, will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Thursday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m. in in the Science and Technology Building, Room 118 on campus.

Fri, 03/24/2017

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.

Fri, 03/24/2017

As part of the Munch and Engage Series, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host a panel discussion titled “Current Trends and Initiatives in Opioid and Heroin Abuse” on Tuesday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

Wed, 03/22/2017
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.