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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.

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 5:20pm
police worn body camera

Data from a recent survey by the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg shows how Pennsylvanians view key policing topics, including what defines police legitimacy and whether or not police wearing body cameras makes us feel safer.

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 3:26pm
International Flags

On February 23 and 24, Penn State Harrisburg’s International Affairs Association/Rotaract Club will host the 45th annual Model United Nations conference. The two-day event provides high school students from central Pennsylvania the opportunity to discuss and develop solutions for major international issues and concerns.

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:41am

Dr. Spero T. Lappas, a constitutional lawyer and a part-time lecturer of political science in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “President Trump’s Constitution: The Bill of Rights in the Words of POTUS 45,” on Wednesday, January 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 5:08pm
Alumni Achievement Award winners

Alumni from each of Penn State Harrisburg’s five academic schools were recently honored for their outstanding professional achievements.

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