Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Last updated: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 1:59pm

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Public Affairs News

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:12am
Dr. Jennifer Gibbs

Nigeria is committed to improving the training of its police force, and Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, is helping the African country get there.

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 10:19am

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs is currently hosting visiting scholars for the 2015-16 academic year.

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:22am
Dr. Özkan Leblebici

The public administration doctoral program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs welcomed Dr. Özkan Leblebici as a post-doctoral visiting scholar from Ankara, Turkey in January. He is hosted by Dr. Göktuğ Morçöl, professor of public administration.

Tue, 02/16/2016 - 4:16pm
International Flags

On February 18 and 19, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host the 44th annual Model United Nations conference. The all-day event provides high school students from across the state the opportunity to discuss and develop solutions for major international issues and concerns.

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 9:49am
Alumni Achievement honorees from left to right: Carlton (Andy) Klinger, Martin Ciccocioppo, Daniel Fichtner, Ophelia Chambliss

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

See photos from the awards dinner

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:30am
Ali Zackery

The public administration doctoral program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has welcomed Ali Zackery as a visiting scholar from the University of Tehran, where he is finishing his doctoral dissertation in futures studies. Zackery is the program’s first visiting scholar from Iran and is hosted by Dr. Göktuğ Morçöl, professor of public administration.

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 1:53pm
Hate Film Poster

Penn State Harrisburg will present a screening of the film “Hate [La Haine],” followed by a faculty panel discussion on Thursday, January 21 at 7 p.m. in 102 EAB, Educational Activities Building on campus, as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series.

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 12:22pm
Dr. Shaun Gabbidon

Dr. Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, received the 2015 Julius Debro Award, given by the American Society of Criminology’s Division on People of Color and Crime (DPCC).

The Julius Debro Award recognizes a member of the DPCC who has made outstanding contributions in service to professional organizations, academic institutions, or the advancement of criminal justice.

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 1:08pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspectives on Currents Events panel titled “The Global Economy and its Dependency on Fragile Supply Chains” on Wednesday, November 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:50pm
Dr. Juliette Tolay

Dr. Juliette Tolay, assistant professor of political science in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “Is there a European refugee crisis? A conversation on the context of contemporary human mobility” on Wednesday, October 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

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