Penn State Harrisburg

Office of Development News

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:29pm
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 - 2:36pm

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 - 4:42pm
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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 - 3:01pm
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 - 9:39am
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 - 10:32am

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 - 3:09pm

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.

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:37am
Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes and be automatically entered to play for a chance to win $1 million at the fourth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. and Nittany Village. To be held Sept. 27 at 8:00 a.m. at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club, the fundraiser will support Penn State Harrisburg’s growing NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic program, which includes numerous participants from high schools in the midstate.

Wed, 08/15/2012 - 5:10pm
Russell E. Horn Sr., a 1933 Penn State graduate in engineering

(Updated August 21, 2012)

Penn State Harrisburg has received a leadership gift commitment of $1 million from Russell E. Horn Sr., a 1933 Penn State graduate in engineering, to support the construction of a student enrichment center on the Harrisburg campus. The new facility will centralize and enhance a variety of crucial student services.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 2:20pm

Educational opportunities have been expanded for students with disabilities at Penn State Harrisburg. An anonymous Penn State Harrisburg graduate has joined with the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation to create the college’s first scholarship for students with disabilities. The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Endowed Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Harrisburg will assist students with financial need and will mean greater access to higher education for undergraduates.

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