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Humanities News

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:36pm

Rebecca Cecala, a doctoral candidate in the American studies program at Penn State Harrisburg is the college’s first student to receive the Penn State Harold K. Schilling Dean’s Graduate Scholarship for an outstanding student whose course of study is relevant to science, religion, and ethics.

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:04pm

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, distinguished professor of American studies and folklore at Penn State Harrisburg, has received the 2015 Penn State Graduate School Alumni Society Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award for his display of exemplary leadership that benefits graduate students and faculty in an existing graduate program at the University.  He is the first recipient of the award from Penn State Harrisburg.

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:33am
Awards Ceremony Program

Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2015 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 26.  Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. 

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 2:07pm
John Price

John Price, lecturer and doctoral candidate in American studies at Penn State Harrisburg, has been honored with the 2015 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award by Penn State.

This is the third year in a row that a Penn State Harrisburg graduate assistant from American studies has been selected for the award.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:54am

Penn State Harrisburg will host guest artist, Elizabeth Strickler as part of its 1+1 game. Strickler will speak on virtual and embodied worlds on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, Room 103.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:07am
Dr. Rodney Zink

Dr. Rodney Zink, assistant professor of English and humanities, will present “Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Grammar, Pedagogy, and the 21st Century Language Learner” on Wednesday, February 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:23pm

Dr. Lei Cai, senior lecturer of sociology at Wuhan University, Hubei Province, People's Republic of China has joined Penn State Harrisburg’s American studies program as an International Resident Scholar.  Her tenure began in January 2015 and will continue until the end of December 2015.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:07pm
Copus and Yang direct community art project

Illustrated by vacant, decaying buildings, blight is a crisis facing many communities – forgotten structures that pose serious safety and health risks, diminish the value of surrounding homes and businesses, and create a haven for criminal activity.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:09pm

Dr. Heidi Pierce, instructor in English composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “Politicizing the Arts and Crafts Movement: Mary De Morgan’s ‘Bread of Discontent’” on Wednesday, January 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:34am
Semontee Mitra

Semontee Mitra, a doctoral candidate in the American Studies program at Penn State Harrisburg and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania resident, received the Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore, given by the Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of the American Folklore Society.

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