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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:22pm

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present “Perspectives on Autism” on Wednesday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.  

The presentation and discussion will focus on:

  • Autism and its impact on individuals with Autism and their families
  • Behavioral interventions and appropriate education programs that provide support and lead to success
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:17pm
Jackie Woodson

Penn State Harrisburg will present a Diverse Voices in Literature Seminar with renowned author, Jacqueline Woodson on Thursday, September 25 in the library Morrison Gallery.  There will be two presentations followed by a book signing.  The afternoon session will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the evening presentation will take place from 5:40 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.  

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:39am
Dr. Jane Wilburne

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education has recently been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer a Mathematics Coach Endorsement program. 

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:23am
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Penn State Harrisburg will host the 2014 Adult Education Research Conference (AERC), June 4 to 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 7 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at various locations on campus.

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:44pm
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Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2014 Student Awards Ceremony.

View the award descriptions and a Flickr slideshow of the students.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:59am
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Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2014 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 27.  Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:56am
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Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey.  More than 750 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.

Thomas J. Lynch, chairman and chief executive officer at TE Connectivity, will give the keynote address.  Lynch has served as the company’s chief executive officer since January 2006 and was elected chairman of the board in January 2013.  TE Connectivity is a multi-national company involved in the design and manufacture of products that connect and protect power and data flow.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:06pm
Dr. Jane Wilburne

Dr. Jane M. Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State Harrisburg’s teacher education program, has received a $1.875 million Eligible Partnership Project grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The three-year award supports partnerships with and professional development opportunities for local school districts to provide innovative, research-based, approaches to improve student teaching experiences.

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:45am
Publishing

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 20 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:15pm
Anthony Sedun

Anthony Sedun, a 2009 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s Teaching and Curriculum master’s degree program, believes that we all have valuable life stories to tell, no matter who we are or where we come from.  In fact, his own personal story is quite interesting.  In 1985, at four years old, he
and his sister were adopted from South Korea by an American family.

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