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Graduate student excellence celebrated at annual awards luncheon

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones presented 10 awards to more than 30 graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held April 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

2017 Symposium on signal integrity to bring together students, researchers, and professionals

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the 11th Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus. Signal integrity involves the quality of electrical signals passing through connectors used in electronic devices like computers or cellular phones. 

Penn State Harrisburg to host The Tunes of Our Time

In honor of Penn State Harrisburg’s 50th anniversary, the campus choir, chamber singers, and concert band will be performing “1966-2016: The Tunes of Our Time” on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus.

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Panel to discuss police body worn cameras

Penn State Harrisburg will present a discussion panel on Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of police body worn cameras on Wednesday, April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

Ashtyani to discuss sleep apnea at health administration honor society ceremony

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs Master of Health Administration program will host the Upsilon Phi Delta Academic Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, April 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. in W117, Olmsted Building on campus. Keynote speaker, Dr. Hormoz Ashtyani, will present "Sleep Apnea, The Public Health Perspective, Impediments and Opportunities."

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Ostroff to discuss family adversity and triumph over religious persecution

As part of Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, author Sherry Ostroff will present “A Memoir of Life, Loss and Survival” on Thursday, April 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus. Friday, April 7, 2017

The Matt Townsend Show: Exposure to Violence, Adult Coloring Books, Parent Previews

Dr. Eileen M. Ahlin is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg.


‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.

Author and publisher Janet Wong to present poetry and other works

Janet Wong, children’s author, poet, and publisher, will visit Penn State Harrisburg to present “Cultural Connections: Celebrating Diversity, Writing, and Poetry” on Tuesday, April 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wong will share her path to becoming a writer and poet, read poetry, and discuss how poetry has “the capacity to educate the heart as well as the mind.”

Grant Activity

The Office of Research and Outreach, Penn State Harrisburg, is pleased to announce the following grant activity for December 1 – March 31, 2017:

Proposals submitted:

There were 16 proposals submitted to 13 different sponsor agencies by 14 faculty and staff members totaling $2,945,137.

Proposals awarded:

There were 12 projects funded from 11 different funding agencies involving 9 different faculty and staff members totaling $485,710.