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Wed, 06/10/2015

Electrical engineering and electrical engineering technology students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology took home second place honors at the 2015 Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Region 2 Student Activities Conference held at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 10 through 12. 

Mon, 06/08/2015
Map of Road Closure

College Avenue, from O Street to University Drive, will be closed from June 11 through at least July 3 so that utilities for the new Student Enrichment Center building can be routed through the road to the building site.

There will be signage denoting detours to provide guidance around the portion of closed road.  For more information, contact Maintenance and Operations at 717-948-6235.

Fri, 06/05/2015
Dr. Karin Sprow Forté

Dr. Karin Sprow Forté, program coordinator of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist and Leadership Certificate Program in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has been awarded a scholarship for the 2015 Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL), sponsored by Penn State and the Online Learning Consortium.

Fri, 06/05/2015
Students working on STEM projects

Penn State Harrisburg, in partnership with ArcelorMittal, is presenting a free week-long summer institute for middle and high school math, science, and special education teachers.

Thu, 05/28/2015
Students put innovation on display at 2015 Capstone Conference

Students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology showcased their best innovative technologies representing the future of their field at the formal showcase.

The senior projects for Penn State Harrisburg engineering students are a long standing tradition, where they get to combine classroom learning with real-life applications, as well as collaborate with industry sponsors.     

Thu, 05/28/2015
Steelton-Highspire students and Penn State Harrisburg nursing staff in lab

In an effort to increase student interest in science careers, Dr. Judith Witmer, assistant professor of education in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, and executive officer of the Capital Area Institute for Mathematics and Science (CAIMS), hosted seventh graders from Steelton-Highspire Junior High School in Steelton, Pennsylvania.

Tue, 05/26/2015
Dr. Susannah Gal

Middletown, PA -- Penn State Harrisburg announced today the appointment of Dr. Susannah Gal as associate dean of research and outreach, effective July 15, 2015.

Wed, 05/20/2015

Penn State Harrisburg will host the Keystone Health Promotion Conference, June 16 through 18 in the Educational Activities Building on campus.  The conference provides an opportunity for health education, health promotion, and wellness professionals from schools, hospitals, universities, and businesses to experience, examine, and evaluate components of health promotion programs for themselves, their students, and their employees.  This year’s conference will focus on three specific themes: physical activity a

Mon, 05/18/2015

As part of Penn State President Eric Barron's INVENT Penn State initiative, Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded $50,000 in seed funding to help the college develop the Center for the Next Step, which will enhance entrepreneurial environments and encourage students, faculty and community members to transform their intellectual property and creative works for local businesses, industries and communities.

Thu, 05/14/2015
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Sixteen students from the Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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