As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Benjamin Schachter, professor of visual arts at Saint Vincent College, will have a gallery opening and discussion on Tuesday, December 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.
Penn State Harrisburg keeps faculty, staff, and students informed of delays and cancellations due to severe weather through the PSUAlert system, Facebook page, Twitter feed and on the campus website, as well as the telephone voicemail system, e-mail, and automated messages at the college's main telephone number, 717-948-6000. Local television and radio stations also inform the public of delays and cancellations.
PSUAlert is an easy and accessible system that notifies you via e-mail or cell phone in the event of a campus closure or emergency. All Penn State students, faculty, and staff are automatically signed up to receive e-mail alerts via their Penn State e-mail address. An active Penn State access account is required for users to access PSUAlert and to change contact settings, such as adding e‑mails and cell phone numbers to receive text messages.
In October, the Continuous Improvement Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation continued the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation for teacher education programs in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education.
Dr. Erin Miller, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present a discussion titled, “The Acquired Capability for Suicide: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Matters” on Wednesday, November 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Penn State Harrisburg and Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) will join with Carlisle Construction, Phoenix Contact, and Civil Air Patrol 306 to sponsor the fourth South Central PA Robotics Competition on Nov. 15 at 8:15 a.m. at Penn State Harrisburg in the Educational Activities Building.
The Penn State Harrisburg Capital Players will present “Evil Dead the Musical” November 6-8 and 14-15 in Room 204 of the new Educational Activities Building addition. All performances will begin at 7 pm. except the November 8 performance, which will begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5.
As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Pennsylvania State Sen. Robert Teplitz, who represents the 15th senatorial district, will be the keynote presenter on the panel discussion titled “Holocaust Curriculum and Secondary Education in Pennsylvania” on Thursday, November 13 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.