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Wed, 04/02/2014

To honor the many contributions of the late Dr. Louise Hoffman, associate professor of Humanities, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities will dedicate a memorial bench on Friday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. on Vartan Plaza near the campus bookstore.

Dr. Hoffman was a dedicated faculty member in the School of Humanities, from 1985 until her death in 2010.  She taught courses in history and humanities, about which she was passionate. 

Wed, 04/02/2014

This summer, Penn State will transition to a new emergency messaging system, away from the current service known as PSUTXT. The transition to the new service, which will be called PSUAlert, will begin in late May and will continue through June. No action is required at this time; to learn more, visit this link

Tue, 04/01/2014

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled Digital Engagements:  The 2012 NEA Survey and the Changing Face of the Arts, on Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Tue, 04/01/2014
Commencement

Graduating students, you’ve made it this far, now make sure you’re ready for commencement!

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2014 ceremony will take place Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Fri, 03/28/2014

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the Eighth Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus.  Signal integrity involves the quality of electrical signals passing through connectors used in electronic devices like computers or cellular phones. 

Thu, 03/20/2014
Three Mile Island

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, Penn State Harrisburg will host the conference TMI @ 35:  The Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis in Perspective – Analyses, Stories, Policies, March 27 to 28 on campus in the library Morrison Gallery.  The conference opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. 

Wed, 03/19/2014
Daniel Victor

Daniel Victor, New York Times social media staff editor, will give the final presentation in this spring’s Communications Speakers Series at Penn State Harrisburg on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Capital Union Building (CUB).  His discussion will spotlight the fast-growing field of social media communications from the vantage point of the New York Times newsroom. One of the field’s young pioneers, Victor is a Penn State alumnus and former Patriot-News reporter.

Tue, 03/18/2014
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. 

Fri, 03/14/2014
Library

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Wednesday, March 19 at 6 p.m. in the campus library.

Mon, 03/10/2014
Mural from Oliver LaGrone Cultural Center

Oliver LaGrone and his characteristic phrase, “I say this to say that,” left an indelible mark on those he met. 

Students, faculty, and staff recently joined together in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Center at Penn State Harrisburg to celebrate the life and legacy of the room’s namesake. LaGrone would have turned 107 years old in December 2013.

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