Penn State Harrisburg

Public Affairs News

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:20am
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 25.  

The Penn State participants joined students from across Pennsylvania for the

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:52am

Fourteen students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs were recently inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Academic Honor Society, an honor society recognizing students’ academic achievement in health administration.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:02pm
Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has been named a Fulbright Specialist.  She will travel to Thessaloniki, Greece in early May.

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of 2 to 6 weeks.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:57pm
Dr. Shaun Gabbidon

Dr. Shaun L. Gabbidon, Distinguished Professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has been selected as the new editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education (JCJE) by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Executive Board and the JCJE Search Committee.

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 9:45am
police worn body camera

Penn State Harrisburg will present a discussion panel on Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of police body worn cameras on Wednesday, April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 3:32pm

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs Master of Health Administration program will host the Upsilon Phi Delta Academic Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, April 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. in W117, Olmsted Building on campus. Keynote speaker, Dr. Hormoz Ashtyani, will present "Sleep Apnea, The Public Health Perspective, Impediments and Opportunities."

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 8:52am
First Secretary Miguel Fraga

Miguel Fraga — the first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., since diplomatic relations were reestablished between Cuba and the United States — will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday, April 5 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery. 

He will discuss Cuba and its relationship with the U.S.

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:00am

As part of the Munch and Engage Series, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host a panel discussion titled “Current Trends and Initiatives in Opioid and Heroin Abuse” on Tuesday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:54am

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 23 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Open to the public, the event will honor college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. Featured publications will be available for purchase and authors will be on hand to sign copies of their works.

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 9:34am
Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the Donald C. Stone Award from the American Society for Pubic Administration (ASPA). This award is given to members who have contributed outstanding services to the Society.

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