Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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November 16, 2015

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s faculty seminar series, Dr. Spero Lappas, lecturer in the School of Public Affairs, will present "The Embarrassment of Innocence: America's Problem with Wrongful Convictions" on Wednesday, December 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

November 12, 2015
Kinesiology

Beginning fall 2016, Penn State Harrisburg will offer a kinesiology bachelor’s degree program  that prepares students in the science of human movement.

Students enrolled in the kinesiology exercise science option at Penn State Harrisburg have the choice of two emphases of study: science or business.

November 11, 2015
Dr. Shaun Gabbidon

Dr. Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, received the 2015 Julius Debro Award, given by the American Society of Criminology’s Division on People of Color and Crime (DPCC).

The Julius Debro Award recognizes a member of the DPCC who has made outstanding contributions in service to professional organizations, academic institutions, or the advancement of criminal justice.

November 11, 2015
Dr. Simon Bronner

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, chair of the American studies program and distinguished professor of American studies and folklore, recently received the Kenneth Goldstein Award for Lifetime Academic Leadership from the American Folklore Society at its annual meeting in Long Beach, California.

November 10, 2015
A robot in the competition

Penn State Harrisburg will host the fourth annual South-Central PA Robotics Competition on November 14, starting at 8 a.m. in the Educational Activities Building on campus.

The event is designed to strengthen relationships between the region’s students and educators in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines and includes middle school, high school and college level students. 

November 6, 2015

Kevin Harter, professor of practice in entrepreneurship, and Dr. Susannah Gal, associate dean for research and outreach, will present “Invent Penn State: What is it and what does it mean for you? An introduction to campus resources that help you further develop your innovative ideas” on Wednesday, November 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

November 5, 2015
Military Friendly Logo and serviceman

Penn State Harrisburg has been named a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse.  This is the fifth consecutive year that the college has been named to the list.

The college was chosen based on Victory media’s criteria of key programs and policies, such as military support on campus, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies.

November 2, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg keeps faculty, staff, and students informed of delays and cancellations due to severe weather through the PSUAlert system, Facebook page, Twitter feed and on the campus website, as well as the telephone voicemail system, e-mail, and automated messages at the college’s main telephone number, 717-948-6000.

October 30, 2015
Map of road closure

Penn State Harrisburg will close 1st Street on campus from November 18 through 27 for the installation of the gas main for the Student Enrichment Center project.

The road will be closed from O Street to the intersection of University Drive near the Science and Technology building.  Signage will be provided to detour traffic around the closed section of road.

For more information, contact Maintenance and Operations at 717-948-6235.

October 29, 2015
Whirligigs:  The Art of Peter Gelker cover art

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, distinguished professor of American studies and folklore has co-authored a book titled “Whirligigs:  The Art of Peter Gelker,” with Lynn Gamwell, faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York, New York.

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