Penn State Harrisburg

Office of Development News

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 9:43am
Dr. Peggy McIntosh

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Dr. Peggy McIntosh, American feminist, anti-racism activist, for a talk titled “Coming to see Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey,” on Tuesday, March 1, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium on campus.  This event is free and open to the public. 

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 3:11pm
Golf Tournament, Penn State Harrisburg

On Friday, September 25, 2015, golfers took to the links at Colonial Golf and Tennis Club for the 6th annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. The event featured exciting contests and prizes, with all proceeds directed to support the strategic growth of Penn State Harrisburg’s 16 NCAA athletic teams.

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 11:26am
Golf Tournament, Penn State Harrisburg

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the 6th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster.

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 2:29pm
Students put innovation on display at 2015 Capstone Conference

Students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology showcased their best innovative technologies representing the future of their field at the formal showcase.

The senior projects for Penn State Harrisburg engineering students are a long standing tradition, where they get to combine classroom learning with real-life applications, as well as collaborate with industry sponsors.     

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:36pm

Penn State Harrisburg will recognize the TE Connectivity Foundation for its donation of four state-of-the-art 3D printers to the college’s engineering labs totaling $25,000 at an event on May 1 at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Educational Activities Building on campus.

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:42pm
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The Penn State Board of Trustees today approved final plans and authorized the expenditure of funds for a new Student Enrichment Center at Penn State Harrisburg that will house space for key new and existing student services.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 2:01pm
Pedro Cortés

Pedro A. Cortés, a Penn State Harrisburg master of public administration graduate, has been appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve as Secretary of the Commonwealth.  Cortés heads the Department of State, where his duties include overseeing elections, 29 boards which license more than 900,000 professionals, the registration of corporations doing business in Pennsylvania, charitable organizations soliciting donations in the state, and the regulation of professional wrestling, boxing, and mixed martial arts.

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:39am
Golf Tournament

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the fifth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Brenner Family of Dealerships, Mazzitti and Sullivan, and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. The tournament will be held Sept. 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club. All proceeds support Penn State Harrisburg’s growing NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic program, which includes numerous graduates from high schools in the midstate.

Tue, 08/13/2013 - 9:32am

Penn State Harrisburg graduate Oscar Beisert, ’07 master’s in American studies, received the Irwin Richman Scholarship in American Studies during the 2006-07 academic year, but the reward he received went beyond just a monetary supplement – it helped him advance his career in the years to follow. The experience helped the student form a working relationship with Dr. Irwin Richman himself, a professor emeritus of American studies and history and, along with his wife Dr. M. Susan Richman, associate professor emerita of mathematical sciences, a donor to the college.  

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 2:09pm

A gift from TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, will provide Penn State Harrisburg engineering students in the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology with expanded experiential learning opportunities. The $500,000 gift will create the TE Connectivity Capstone Design Endowment to fund Penn State Harrisburg senior engineering capstone projects as well as create the TE Connectivity Lecture Series in Connector Design, which will provide opportunities for students to network with industry experts.

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