UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is accepting applications for its new online graduate certificate in accounting that has been designed to supplement the educational credit requirements necessary for CPA licensure in most states.
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 23 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
Open to the public, the event will honor college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. Featured publications will be available for purchase and authors will be on hand to sign copies of their works.
Faculty members from several schools at Penn State Harrisburg will discuss the 2016 Nobel Prize winners as part of the college’s faculty seminar series on Wednesday, February 22 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
From the School of Business Administration, Dr. Sabri Yilmaz, instructor in economics, will present the Sveriges Riksbank Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (Winners: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holstrӧm).
In a unique collaboration, a concurrent degree program featuring Penn State Harrisburg’s master of business administration and the Penn State College of Medicine’s Ph.D. in biomedical sciences allows students to get on a fast track to jobs that combine scientific research with positions of management responsibility. The concurrent program gives students an edge in a highly competitive field by providing them with a foundation in management in addition to specialization in biomedical science.
Two Penn State Harrisburg alumni were among 24 recently honored by the University for outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.
Dr. Darrell Bartholomew, assistant professor of marketing in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, received a sales training certification after attending a faculty certification program hosted by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) in November.
In a continuing series of seminars on finance and economics, the Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration recently presented a program on U.S. monetary policy and its affect on credit channels.
Guest speaker Dr. Zeynep Kabukcuoglu, assistant professor of economics at Villanova University, detailed her paper titled "The credit channel is alive at the zero lower bound but how does it operate? Firm level evidence on the asymmetric effects of U.S. monetary policy.”