Penn State Harrisburg


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

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.

Tue, 05/12/2015

Penn State Harrisburg held its spring 2015 commencement on Sunday, May 10 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  More than 550 students received their degrees at the event. James R. Hoehn, regional president of the Central Pennsylvania region for PNC Bank, delivered the keynote address. 

View a photo gallery of the event, or watch the full commencement video.

Mon, 05/11/2015

Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony.

View the award descriptions and photos of the event, or a gallery of award winners.

Mon, 05/11/2015

Dr. David Witwer, professor of history in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends Award. The award will fund Witwer’s new and original research for his next book project in the summer of 2015.

Mon, 05/11/2015

Ten residence halls at Penn State Harrisburg are being renamed as recommended by the Facilities Naming Committee and presented to the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning.

The residence halls, formerly numeric names, now share names with bodies of water that connect to the Susquehanna River, which runs adjacent to campus.

Tue, 05/05/2015

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey.  More than 785 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.

Commencement is a momentous occasion for graduating students, family and friends.  We are inviting you to capture memories and share congratulatory messages via Penn State Harrisburg’s social media platforms.

Family and friends are encouraged to use the hashtags #PSUHBGGrad and #PSUGrad to share messages and photos before, during, and after commencement and help us capture the day.

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