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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:02am
Steelton-Highspire students and Penn State Harrisburg nursing staff in lab

In an effort to increase student interest in science careers, Dr. Judith Witmer, assistant professor of education in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, and executive officer of the Capital Area Institute for Mathematics and Science (CAIMS), hosted seventh graders from Steelton-Highspire Junior High School in Steelton, Pennsylvania.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 3:55pm

Penn State Harrisburg will host the Keystone Health Promotion Conference, June 16 through 18 in the Educational Activities Building on campus.  The conference provides an opportunity for health education, health promotion, and wellness professionals from schools, hospitals, universities, and businesses to experience, examine, and evaluate components of health promotion programs for themselves, their students, and their employees.  This year’s conference will focus on three specific themes: physical activity a

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
Dr. Chiara Sabina

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 financial assistance - $500 per semester - and recognition to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll in the literacy education or teaching a

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.

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