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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:44am

Penn State Harrisburg will host the 10th annual Student Symposium, celebrating student academic and creative achievements on Friday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:00am
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Dr. Chiara Sabina, associate professor of social sciences, in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will discuss “Expanding Interpersonal Violence Research: Silo-busting, Understudied Populations, Victim Responses, and Cultural Context” on Wednesday, April 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:33am
Awards Ceremony Program

Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2015 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 26.  Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. 

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:09pm

Alumnae from Penn State Harrisburg’s Nursing program will discuss their international experiences on Tuesday, April 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Student Center, Capital Union Building on campus.

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:09am
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.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:32am
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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, 11/21/2014 - 4:38pm

In October, the Continuous Improvement Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation continued the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation for teacher education programs in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:41am
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Dr. Erin Miller, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present a discussion titled, “The Acquired Capability for Suicide: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Matters” on Wednesday, November 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:30am

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled “Common Core: Implications for PK-12 Student Learning” on Wednesday, November 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:29am

Recent changes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Principal Certification Program provide greater flexibility and a condensed timeframe in which educators can complete the requirements for principal certification in Pennsylvania.

“The program is intended not only for people seeking to become principals, but any teachers intending to fill leadership roles in their schools,” said program coordinator, Dr. Denise G. Meister.

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