On October 5, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) held its first career fair. The fair attracted more than 60 employers from local, regional and national industry leaders including TE Connectivity, Exelon, Metso Minerals, and Reynolds Enterprises.
Penn State Harrisburg will welcome more than 600 alumni and their families back to campus to celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary at “We Are Weekend: Alumni Open House,” October 14 through 16.
One of 50+ events this anniversary year, the open house will provide opportunities to see all that campus has to offer, tour new and traditional spaces, meet old friends and connect with other alumni, visit with faculty and staff. In addition, music, food, reunions, games and activities will fill the campus.
‘All In at Penn State’ aims to foster open-minded community, respectful discussions
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. —Penn State will kick off its ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.
Penn State Harrisburg today held the Capital Region Internship Fair in the Capital Union Building on campus. The event featured more than 95 employers across several industries and drew more than 400 students.
Penn State Harrisburg will host an Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, October 15 at 9 a.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus.
The event will provide information to prospective students about the college’s more than 30 bachelor’s degree programs, as well as options for completing the first two years of study leading to more than 160 undergraduate majors offered throughout Penn State.
Author Lori Jakiela, known as “the queen of the wise one-liner,” will visit Penn State Harrisburg as part the School of Humanities’ Writers Series on Monday, October 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Kunkle Auditorium, Olmsted Building.
Jakiela’s work skillfully tackles subjects ranging from her experience as an adoptee to her years working as a flight attendant. In the process, she provides readers with writing that is “sharp, insightful, sad, and often darkly funny.”
Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.
Nationally renowned speaker on urban studies, social and economic theory Richard Florida will present the inaugural keynote address of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series at Penn State Harrisburg, Wednesday, October 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the college’s Student Enrichment Center theater.
The presentation is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required. For tickets, please visit here.