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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:27am
Alumni Achievement honorees from left to right: Carlton (Andy) Klinger, Martin Ciccocioppo, Daniel Fichtner, Ophelia Chambliss

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

See photos from the awards dinner

Mon, 12/07/2015 - 4:01pm

Emily Sano, an applied clinical psychology graduate student from South Lake Tahoe, California, in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, received the Anastasi Graduate Student Research Award given by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 52: International Psychology.

The award is named after Anne Anastasi, who made major contributions to understanding how psychological development is influenced by environmental and experiential factors.

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 10:28am
Kinesiology

Beginning fall 2016, Penn State Harrisburg will offer a kinesiology bachelor’s degree program  that prepares students in the science of human movement.

Students enrolled in the kinesiology exercise science option at Penn State Harrisburg have the choice of two emphases of study: science or business.

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 9:56am
Dr. Senel Poyrazli

Dr. Senel Poyrazli, associate professor of counseling psychology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has received the 2015 Recognition Award for Extraordinary Service given by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 52: International Psychology.

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 9:36am

Nursing alumni recently returned to campus to present highlights of their international health projects in Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Malawi.

Diana DavidsonDiana Davidson ’12
Staff nurse anesthetist
Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa.

Davidson has been volunteering in global health since 2004 when she went to Thailand. Since then, she has been to Ethiopia, Honduras, Malawi, India, and Rwanda.

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:43pm
Kevin Harter

Penn State Harrisburg has named alumnus Kevin Harter as the college’s first professor of practice. As such, Harter, the former chairman, president and CEO of Saladax Biomedical, Inc., will lead Penn State Harrisburg’s new entrepreneurial center. He will serve jointly in the School of Business Administration and the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:35am
Penn State Harrisburg graduates

New integrated undergraduate/graduate (IUG) programs in Applied Psychological Research and Electrical Engineering now available.

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 9:16am
Faculty and students at sociology program event

Penn State Harrisburg is offering a new option — community organization and social services — within its bachelor of science in sociology.

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:13am

Penn State Harrisburg now offers a special education certification program.  Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the program can be completed in one year and features a schedule convenient for those who are currently teaching or working in another capacity during the day.  Courses are offered late in the day and in the evening.

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 8:44am
Jane Wilburne

Jane Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, was recently appointed chair of the Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) journal editorial panel.  

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