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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

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

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 1:46pm
Dr. Vivian Vasquez

Hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Dr. Vivian Vasquez, professor of education at American University in Washington D.C., will present “Negotiating Critical Literacies In Schools and Communities” on Tuesday, April 26 in the library Morrison Gallery at 5:40 to 8:15 p.m.

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 5:06pm
Sonia Nieto

Hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Dr. Sonia Nieto, professor emerita from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts, will present “Preparing All Teachers for Diverse Classrooms” on Saturday, April 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Capital Union Building Student Center on campus.

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 9:52am

Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded $77,250 from the Dauphin County Commissioners to develop a website that would provide streamlined information on heroin and opiate prevention and treatment services in Dauphin County.  The project, in partnership with Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol Services, will make it easier for those seeking information by narrowing and organizing a multitude of local resources into an easy, convenient, user-friendly format.

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 9:49am
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

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