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15 named distinguished faculty at Penn State

Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs has named 15 distinguished faculty.
Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.

Graduate School Open House February 13

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, February 13 at 6 p.m. in the college library.
Mae Jemison

Penn State Harrisburg to welcome speaker Dr. Mae Jemison Jan. 25

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator Dr. Mae Jemison at 6 p.m. on Jan. 25 in the Student Enrichment Center Theatre on campus.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.

Chancellor’s Award to benefit highly qualified graduate students

The new Chancellor’s Award for Graduate Students at Penn State Harrisburg aims to provide recognition and financial assistance to the top 100 highly qualified graduate students planning to enroll at the college. Awarding will begin in fall 2018.

Penn State Harrisburg to celebrate Martin Luther King Day with 20th annual play

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities has partnered with PenOwl Productions to present the 20th annual Martin Luther King day play on Monday, January 15 at noon and Tuesday, January 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center, Capital Union Building on campus.

Integrated program leads to bachelor’s and MBA in five years

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration now offers an option for bachelor of science candidates in accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and project and supply chain management to enroll in an integrated, continuous program of study leading to both the bachelor’s degree, as well as a master of business administration (MBA).
Norfolk Southern Railroad locomotive

Faculty research on railway security leads to new book

Richard Young, professor of supply chain management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, collaborated with Jeremy Plant, professor emeritus of public policy in the college’s School of Public Affairs, and retired Lt. Col. Gary Gordon, adjunct professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on a book titled "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters," which provides an overview and assessment of the risks facing railways and rail networks.
Amber Sessoms and Nittany Lion

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Penn State Harrisburg held its fall 2017 commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at the Giant Center in Hershey. More than 730 degrees were conferred with approximately 300 graduates in attendance. Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center located in Harrisburg, delivered the keynote address.

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