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Christyan Seay

For the Glory of Old State: Alumnus gives back through song

Christyan Seay, a 1987 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s business administration/management program, has been performing at the college’s ceremonies since his own commencement ceremony. Although he has missed several years, he’s been performing regularly for about 15.

Kol HaNeshama to perform at Penn State Harrisburg

Kol HaNeshama, the Harrisburg Jewish Chorus, will perform on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Russell E. Horn Sr. Spiritual Center, Room 210 in the Student Enrichment Center on campus.
Graduation Cap

Penn State Harrisburg to hold Graduation Fair March 20

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus.
Meghan Jones and Mary Imgrund

Harrisburg alums’ business venture supports the arts and local development

Mary Imgrund and Meghan Jones, graduates of the English program at Penn State Harrisburg, developed the HBG Flea, a curated pop-up market that offers a unique opportunity for local vendors in Pennsylvania's capital city.
Steven Johnson

Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson to speak at Harrisburg

Steven Johnson, popular science author and media theorist, will present, “Innovation: Where Good Ideas Come From,” at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in the Student Enrichment Center theatre on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.
The elms near Old Main

Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE

The 2017–18 Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) seed grant recipients have recently been awarded to 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. This year nearly $350,000 have been awarded to more than 40 researchers in five colleges at University Park as well as at four campuses.

St. Germain to read works touching on the opioid crisis

Poet Sheryl St. Germain will be reading works for her book titled “The Small Door of Your Death” on Wednesday, February 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Center in the Olmsted Building on campus.
Bryan Wade

Wade to present “Keystones” documentary at Penn State Harrisburg

Bryan Wade, an award winning television producer, will present an oral history documentary titled “Keystones: The African American Veterans’ Experience” on Thursday, February 22 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center Theatre on campus.

Verplanck to discuss nineteenth-century art production

Dr. Anne Verplanck will present “The Effects of Economics on the Production of Art in the 19th Century” on Wednesday, February 21 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
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Harrisburg School of Public Affairs announces two new scholarships

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs announces two new scholarships for transferring undergraduate students and new graduate students.