Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Humanities News

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:07am
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Dr. David Witwer, professor of history in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends Award. The award will fund Witwer’s new and original research for his next book project in the summer of 2015.

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:23pm

Undergraduate students in Penn State Harrisburg’s English program have recently seen much success for their creative works and articles. 

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:57am
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A new book by Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of humanities and art history in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities, titled The Living Line: Modern Art and the Economy of Energy, has been published by the Dartmouth College Press and the University Press of New England. The book addresses the role of body movement in the formation of American modernism.

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:44am

Penn State Harrisburg will host the 10th annual Student Symposium, celebrating student academic and creative achievements on Friday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

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