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Harrisburg chancellor highlights campus growth, educational leadership

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni reflected on the campus’ 50-year history as an educational leader and economic driver in the capital region, while discussing the growth and transformation of the campus, during the University’s Board of Trustees July meeting today (July 21), held at the campus.

Provost’s report to trustees showcases Commonwealth Campuses

Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones discussed Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses and how they continue to fulfill the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service individually and collaboratively, during a report today (July 21) to the Board of Trustees.

Penn State Harrisburg program provides technology assistance to older citizens

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a free two-week technology assistance program aimed at helping older citizens in Middletown and surrounding areas navigate computers and smartphones.

July 21 trustees meeting to be streamed online

The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold its next public meeting on Thursday and Friday, July 20-21 at Penn State Harrisburg.

Passion for chemistry education has guided Eberlein’s volunteer efforts

About 14,000 top high school chemistry students participate in the local level of the Chemistry Olympiad every year. Of those, 900 advance to the national level test. Twenty are selected to spend two rigorous weeks at a study camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado. And four of those top students are chosen to compete internationally. In 2006, one of them was Mike Blaisse, and he credits Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Chemistry Tom Eberlein with helping him get there.

Business administration student receives SHRM Assurance of Learning Certificate

Hannah Witwer of Hershey, Pennsylvania, majoring in marketing, received the Assurance of Learning Certificate at the Advanced Level of Knowledge from the Society of Human Resource Management. She was part of the first cohort at Penn State Harrisburg to take the test and successfully passed it.

Task force strengthens focus on academic integrity

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones advanced the University’s focus on academic integrity earlier this year by creating a task force to assess the current process and structure used to manage academic integrity cases and strengthen a culture of integrity.
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Leipold leadership gift enhances STEM scholarships and career readiness

Jane Filby Leipold, a 1988 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s MBA program, 2013 Penn State Alumni Fellow, and former senior vice president of global human resources at TE Connectivity, has pledged $1 million to support scholarships and student services at the college.

Graduate students take on special projects benefiting community veterans

Samantha Schaffer and Tyler Patton, students in Penn State Harrisburg’s master of professional accounting program in the School of Business Administration, recently completed projects benefiting local veterans’ organizations. As part of a special topics course, the students assisted two organizations with creating bylaws and gaining tax-exempt statuses from the state and federal governments.

First graduates praise integrated American studies program

The integrated undergraduate/graduate degree program (IUG) in American studies, introduced by the School of Humanities in 2011, offers students the opportunity to complete an accelerated master’s degree in addition to a bachelor’s degree in American studies in five years.

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