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.
Important Safety Notice
(Note: updated from an earlier version.)
An anonymous note was found today in the Penn State Harrisburg Olmsted Building alleging that there was a bomb in the building that would explode at 1:00 p.m. The note was found at approximately 12:50 and campus police immediately evacuated the building. A search for suspicious items and explosive devices was conducted and nothing was found.
The building was re-opened at approximately 1:30 p.m.
“Threats such as this are a federal offense and are taken very seriously,” said Chief of Police Kevin Stoehr. “Having ensured the immediate safety of the campus community, we will continue to actively investigate the threat.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Services at 717-979-7976.