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Mon, 04/28/2014 - 9:59am
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Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2014 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 27.  Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:56am
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Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey.  More than 750 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.

Thomas J. Lynch, chairman and chief executive officer at TE Connectivity, will give the keynote address.  Lynch has served as the company’s chief executive officer since January 2006 and was elected chairman of the board in January 2013.  TE Connectivity is a multi-national company involved in the design and manufacture of products that connect and protect power and data flow.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:03am
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On March 28, 1979, the worst accident in commercial nuclear power history in the United States started unfolding at the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant outside Middletown, PA.

The events of the ensuing week would capture the attention of the world and focus it directly on the Harrisburg area.

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:45am
Publishing

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 20 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 1:05pm

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner in October, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 3:09pm
Secretary Schoch

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s December 21 commencement ceremony.

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 2:33pm
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Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion entitled “Is Government Intrusion into Our Privacy Justified by Provision of Greater Security?” on Wednesday, December 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:10am

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host a panel discussion on the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – commonly known as drones – in domestic space for issues of law enforcement and homeland security on Thursday, December 5 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:42am
Alexander Siedschlag is the new chair of Penn State’s online homeland security programs.

In just the last two years, the nation has experienced deadly man-made and natural disasters, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Sandy and wildfires. And as terrorism and organized crime continue to converge, information technology security challenges, threats to information integrity, identity theft and cyber-attacks will further increase, predicts Alexander Siedschlag, Penn State’s new chair of online homeland security programs.

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 12:45pm

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion focusing on the impact of online education on traditional residential education on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on campus in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

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