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Penn State Harrisburg adds Cuba to international study tour offerings

Penn State Harrisburg has added Cuba to its spring 2018 international study tour offerings. The tour, which is available for the first time since diplomatic relations were reestablished between Cuba and the United States, will take place March 2 through 9 and focus on the exploration and discovery of the unique facets of Cuban culture.

Drugs 101 to educate parents about drug use

Penn State Health will present a program to educate parents about various types of drugs and the peer pressures children face to use them.

Witwer and Rios to discuss labor racketeering in 1950s New York City

Dr. David Witwer, professor of American studies and history, and Catherine Rios, associate professor of communications and humanities, from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “A Murder in the Garment District: Labor Racketeering 101.”
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Harrisburg campus to kick off Penn State Reads campaign

As part of the Penn State Reads campaign for the 2017-18 year, Penn State Harrisburg is kicking off the celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Morrison Gallery library.

Penn State Harrisburg hosts visiting scholars

Penn State Harrisburg’s Schools of Humanities, Public Affairs, and Science, Engineering, and Technology will host visiting scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

PA victim advocate Jennifer Storm to visit Penn State Harrisburg

Jennifer Storm, victim advocate for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will discuss victims, rights and criminal justice advocacy from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on the Harrisburg campus. Storm's discussion will also be available online.
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Penn State Harrisburg to celebrate Latino Heritage Month

Penn State Harrisburg will kick off its Latino Heritage Month celebration from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Student Enrichment Center Theatre on campus. Carlos Ojeda Jr., a youth development expert and entrepreneur, will be the keynote speaker.

Penn State Harrisburg to present 9/11 panel discussion

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a panel discussion titled “How Homeland Security Evolved and Where We Are Now” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Penn State Harrisburg Graduate School Open House to be held Sept. 19

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the college library, providing an opportunity to learn about the college’s more than 30 master’s, doctoral and certification programs including two new master’s programs in civil engineering and mechanical engineering.

Forum to focus on funding a startup company

Solutions for successfully funding a startup company is the topic of the next Innovation Café and Forum, to be held Sept. 12 on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.

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