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Shaun Gabbidon

Gabbidon selected editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education

Dr. Shaun L. Gabbidon, Distinguished Professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has been selected as the new editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education (JCJE) by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Executive Board and the JCJE Search Committee.

The Conversation: Monday, April 24, 2017

Does cooperating with ICE harm local police? What the research says

Police need public cooperation. The police rely on the public to report and help solve crimes. This is especially true now that police departments face budget cuts and increasing demands on their time – an environment that pressures police to get things done through innovative partnerships with citizens.

Dr. Omid Ansary and Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni congratulate Dr. Ozge Aybat on her Excellence in Advising Award

Awards ceremony recognizes faculty and staff

Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2017 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 30. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards.

See photos from the ceremony.

Award recipients included:

The Conversation: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ella Fitzgerald's flirtation with reefer songs

“The First Lady of Song” Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 100 on Tuesday, April 25: institutions from the Library of Congress to the Grammy Museum will be honoring her amazing contributions to the jazz canon.

Penn State Harrisburg graduate David Yang lands golden opportunity with L'Oréal

When 30,000 candidates applied for a coveted management training program at L'Oréal, the Fortune 500 cosmetics company, only 60 would be selected. 

One of the 60 was David Hung Yang, a 2015 Penn State Harrisburg graduate with degrees in management and marketing. 

Ten students receive Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Awards

Ten Penn State graduate students received the 2017 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award.
James Franklin

Penn State football coach James Franklin to deliver spring 2017 commencement address

James Franklin, Penn State head football coach, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s spring commencement Saturday, May 6. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the college will confer nearly 700 undergraduate and graduate degrees during the 9:30 a.m. ceremony at the Hershey Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Six students - marketing honor society inductees

School of Business Administration students inducted into marketing honor society

Eleven students from the Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Mu Kappa Tau, a national honor society that recognizes top students that are majoring in marketing.

Gunther Gochenauer presents on students' experience attending the SANS Security conference.

Cyber Lions train with real-world hackers and security analysts at SANS conference

Students in Penn State Harrisburg’s Cyber Lions club, a student-run organization that focuses on extending information systems technology and security and risk analysis education beyond the classroom, attended the SANS Security East Conference early this semester in New Orleans, Louisiana. The group, which included Edward Corbett; Katlynn Lenker; Jared Trigilli; Gunther Gochenauer; and Jayson Coulter, gained valuable knowledge and trained alongside experienced professionals.