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John Mason

John Mason Jr. appointed chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg

John M. Mason Jr., vice president for research and economic development at Auburn University in Alabama, has been appointed as chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg.
Ashley Williams

Williams becomes Penn State Harrisburg’s first All-American athlete

Penn State Harrisburg track and field’s Ashley Williams is the college’s first All-American athlete, finishing eighth nationally in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa

Visiting Scholar, Rukundwa to discuss social constructs

Penn State Harrisburg will host Dr. Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa, a visiting scholar from Penn State University Park, as he presents “The Concept of ‘Us and Them,” on Friday, March 23 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Steven Johnson

Heard on Campus: Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson

Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson recently presented “Innovation: Where Good Ideas Come From” at Penn State Harrisburg as a part of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series, a special event that features high-profile speakers from around the world focused on topics that have a significant impact on the local region.
Gina Brelsford

Fellowship equips researchers with skills to engage community in research

The Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity that matches a researcher with a mentor. Gina Brelsford found the experience rewarding as it allowed her to explore different spheres of research, learn about clinical translational science, and to attend both the Clinical and Translational Science Institute board meeting and the Appalachian Translational Research Network meeting.

Harrisburg names 14 local leaders to School of Humanities advisory board

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities has named 14 local business and organization leaders, including five Penn State Harrisburg alumni, to its new advisory board.
David Tuck

Holocaust survivor David Tuck to discuss experience at concentration camps

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies Speaker Series, David Tuck, a holocaust survivor, will discuss his childhood experiences on Wednesday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center (W132) in the Olmsted Building on campus.

Publishing celebration to honor college faculty, March 22

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 Thursday, March 22 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
Students stand with homeowners outside a Houston residence damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Penn State students spend break renovating Texas homes damaged by hurricane

More than 100 students from six Penn State campuses spent spring break in Texas, cleaning out homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. "It's easy to repair a house," one said. "It's not as easy to put a home back together."

Penn State Harrisburg Undergraduate Open House April 14

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, April 14 at 9 a.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus.