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Behavioral Sciences and Education News

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

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.

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