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Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:31am

The inaugural presentation of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series at Penn State Harrisburg took place on October 12 in the college’s new Student Enrichment Center theater. Renowned urban studies and economic theory expert Richard Florida spoke to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 2:06pm

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the 7th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster.

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 10:13am

Sometimes, students run out of options when faced with an emergency. This was never more apparent than on and after April 3, 2016, when a devastating fire occurred at the Village of Pineford apartments in Middletown, a home to many of Penn State Harrisburg’s students. Immediately following the fire, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members asked how they could help students who lost everything.

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

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.

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