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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 1:55pm
Joel Spring

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education’s Colloquium Series, Dr. Joel Spring, an education professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center in Queens, New York, will present “From Education and the Rise of the Corporate State To Education in the Trump Era” on Wednesday, February 8 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus.

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:36am

Penn State Harrisburg’s Alumni Society honored two exceptional students with the Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society Scholarship. The award is funded through alumni support, with additional funds generated through Alumni Society events. The scholarship award is based on academic excellence, participation in extra-curricular activities and a student’s essay on their college experience.

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:08pm
Alumni Achievement Award winners

Alumni from each of Penn State Harrisburg’s five academic schools were recently honored for their outstanding professional achievements.

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 2:53pm
Roshan Khadka

Roshan Khadka, who received a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology from the Penn State Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education during the college’s fall 2016 commencement, has a story unlike many of his fellow graduates.  Khadka is a refugee from Bhutan who came to the U.S. in 2009 after years in a refugee camp in eastern Nepal.  His story is about the success of a refugee student.

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 12:26pm

Dr. Linda Rhen, assistant professor of special education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present “New Visions for Individuals with Disabilities: Penn State Harrisburg’s Career Studies Program” on Wednesday, November 9 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:44am

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities’ theatre program will present thier fall play, “Proof,” on November 10, 11 and 12 starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center Theater on campus.

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 8:07am

Graduates of the applied behavioral analysis (ABA) master’s degree program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education had a 100 percent passing rate the first time they took the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) test.  The average passing rate of the 3397 people who took the test for the first time was 65 percent. 

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:24pm
Students assist each other with problem solving tasks

Dr. Jane Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics and education, received a Pennsylvania Department of Education grant to co-direct the "Central Pennsylvania Mathematics Content and Coaching Project."  The $679,453 grant was awarded to the Lincoln Intermediate Unit and Penn State Harrisburg.

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 12:22pm

Recent research updates include faculty-authored articles and other contributions, presentations, and the award of a highly competitive dissertation fellowship to a Penn State Harrisburg Ph.D. candidate.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research

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