Penn State Harrisburg


May 26, 2016
Dr. Simon J. Bronner

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, distinguished professor in American studies and folklore, has co-edited a book titled “Youth Cultures in America” with Cindy Dell Clark, a visiting associate professor of anthropology at Rutgers University.

May 25, 2016
Buccitelli Book Cover

Anthony Bak Buccitelli, assistant professor of American studies and communications at Penn State Harrisburg, had his book titled “City of Neighborhoods: Memory, Folklore, and Ethnic Place in Boston” published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

May 24, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg student and Political Science Major, Ann-Queen Sedhom, was elected campus chair of the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments (CCSG) for the 2016-17 school year.

This position works to conduct meetings and promote unity across the commonwealth with duties including presiding over all meeting of the council and reviewing agendas.

May 23, 2016
Ife Akinkugbe

Ife Akinkugbe, a Penn State Harrisburg civil engineering student from Nigeria, Africa, recently placed second at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-Atlantic Region Student Conference in the technical paper competition. This year’s competition included students from 12 different universities, providing an opportunity for young civil engineers to further their professional development and gain national attention.

May 19, 2016
Jonathan Garber

Jonathan Garber, a recent graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, received the 2016 Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award from Penn State.

May 17, 2016
Jen Hirt

A new anthology co-edited by Jen Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and English composition, is featured in Essay Daily, an online journal that focuses on creative nonfiction.

The book, “Creating Nonfiction: Twenty Essays and Interviews with the Writers,” was published in March by SUNY Press and co-edited with Erin Murphy, professor of English at Penn State Altoona.

May 12, 2016
School of Business honors society inductees

Twenty-two students from 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 undergraduate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – AACSB International.

May 12, 2016

Each year, the Commission for Women honors Penn State women who have shown notable leadership and accomplishments in their fields, have supported the University’s diversity efforts, promoted equal opportunity, and/or have contributed to humanitarian and public service activities.

For the 10th year, the 2016 Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award and the Achieving Women Awards acknowledge and exemplify these achievements and contributions among Penn Staters, reflecting the University’s mission of mentorship, leadership, service and promotion of diversity.

May 11, 2016

Jingyao Gu, student in the master of science in environmental pollution control program, finished second place in the engineering category at Penn State’s university-wide 2016 Graduate Exhibition.

Gu was one of 42 graduate students who received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 31st Annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 18 and 20 on Penn State's University Park campus, for her exhibition titled "A Case Study: Potential Analysis of Industrial Symbiosis Application on a Chinese Industrial Park."

May 11, 2016
Graduates at spring commencement

On Sunday, May 8, Penn State Harrisburg held its 2016 spring commencement at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  More than 680 degrees were conferred at the ceremony.

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