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Penn State Harrisburg community invited to share thoughts on Diversity and Inclusion

As part of an upcoming commemorative piece highlighting Penn State’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University is asking the community to share what being “All In” means to you.

Burke to participate in panel discussion of poetry collection Animal Purpose

As part of the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities’ visiting writers’ series, Michelle Burke, a poet born in rural Pennsylvania, will visit the campus for a panel discussion of her collection “Animal Purpose” on Monday, February 6 at 12:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge, and at 5 p.m. in C213, Olmsted Building on campus.

Annual MATHCOUNTS event to be held on campus February 4

Students from 17 local middle schools will gather at Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineer’s 33rd annual MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, February 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A nationwide program that involves more than 500,000 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students, MATHCOUNTS is designed to build mathematics skills, promote strategic problem solving, and instruct students in dealing with complex problems.

Golf Tournament

Take a swing to benefit Penn State Harrisburg athletics

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the 7th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. This year’s tournament will be held Monday, May 22, 2017. The tournament was originally scheduled for September 30, 2016, but was postponed due to severe weather.

University faculty invited to participate in grantseeking workshop

Penn State faculty interested in exploring the basics of grantseeking are invited to take part in an online workshop, “Getting Started in Grants,” on Friday, February 3, from 12:15 to 1 p.m.

Penn State Harrisburg Associate Dean of Research and Outreach, Susannah Gal, and Lisa Wiedemer, manager of University College Grant Relations, will discuss the two vital building blocks of successful grantseeking: building the initial concept and then finding the best funding source.

Concurrent degree program integrates business foundations with biomedical science

In a unique collaboration, a concurrent degree program featuring Penn State Harrisburg’s master of business administration and the Penn State College of Medicine’s Ph.D. in biomedical sciences allows students to get on a fast track to  jobs that combine scientific research with positions of management responsibility.

School of Humanities to showcase faculty creative works

The creative works of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities faculty members will be showcased at a creative writing event on Tuesday, January 31 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

MLK Day poster designed by student Nicole Hill

MLK Day poster contest winner inspired by his message of courage

Nicole Hill, a freshman electrical engineering major from Bowie, Maryland, designed the winning poster for Penn State Harrisburg’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster contest.  Her poster will be used this year to promote the observance on campus and to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy.

About her design, Hill said:

Penn State Harrisburg student Alice Zhang studies how adding recycled aggregates affects the strength of concrete.

Student gets “concrete” research experience, thanks, in part, to international opportunities

Alice Zhang came to Penn State Harrisburg from her native China because of the University’s excellent reputation in engineering education. She earned her master’s degree in engineering management from Penn State Harrisburg in 2015 and currently is pursuing a master’s in engineering science. But she returned to China this past year for a summer of research because of the excellent laboratory facilities she could use there.

Penn State Harrisburg to present discussion on building relationships among faith communities

Penn State Harrisburg will present a panel discussion, “Building Bridges Among the Faith Communities: Interfaith Dialogue and the Future (And Why Young People Should Care),” as a part of its Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. in the Russell E. Horn Sr. Spiritual Center, Student Enrichment Center on campus.

Panelists include: