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Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:06am
Jon Landau

Jon Landau, executive vice president of Twentieth Century Fox and producer of the two highest grossing movies of all-time, “Avatar” and “Titanic,” will visit Penn State Harrisburg as a part of the college’s Student Affairs’ Technology Series on Thursday, April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Capital Union Building Student Center on campus.

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 4:28pm
From l to r:  Dr. Christopher Emdin and Clifton Johnson

Dr. Christopher Emdin, an author and associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, will discuss his New York Times bestselling book “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... And the Rest of Y'All Too” on September 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Enrichment Center theater.   This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 9:13am
Garret EVAN BANE Thompson

To kick off Penn State Harrisburg’s 2015-16 academic year “Sustainability” lecture series, Garrett EVAN BANE Thompson will present “Sustainability:  Outside the Box,” a performance and discussion that focuses on the global impact of music, its sustainability from one continent to another through multiple music genres, and how it is presented today as “hip hop.”

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:01am

Dr. Felicia Brown-Haywood, director of Penn State Harrisburg Student Affairs, has been awarded the Penn State Commission for Women’s Achieving Women Award in the administrator category.

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 10:08am
Faculty and Staff Recognition Program

Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2013 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on Thursday, March 28. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. View a Flickr slideshow of the winners.

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 1:06pm
Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou, celebrated poet, educator, and civil rights activist,  will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Forum in Harrisburg, Pa. as part of Penn State Harrisburg’s 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Lecture Series. Available Aug. 30, free tickets are required to see Angelou, and can be found at Eventbrite.

Presented by the college’s Diversity and Educational Equity Committee and the Office of Student Affairs, the series is held annually in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 10:37am
Michael Ramsdell

Michael Ramsdell, speaker and filmmaker, will screen his film, “The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue for Hope,” on Thursday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building’s Auditorium, for the next installment of Penn State Harrisburg’s 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Lecture Series.

Ramsdell’s documentary explores common ideologies of hate, and how to overcome them. The event is free and open to the public.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 3:19pm
Kemba Smith Pradia

In 1994, Kemba Smith Pradia vowed that if she ever got out of her 24-year prison sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, she would use her experiences to help others avoid the same mistakes.

Today, Pradia, a domestic abuse awareness advocate, is fulfilling her promise, encouraging young people across the nation to avoid abusive relationships and situations. She shared her message at Penn State Harrisburg during an Oct. 13 presentation.

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