Penn State Harrisburg


Tue, 10/29/2013

The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society will offer an exclusive opportunity to help students gain résumé advice from area professionals at “Resumania” on Thursday, October 31 at 5 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.

Fri, 10/25/2013

Penn State Harrisburg keeps faculty, staff, and students informed of delays and cancellations due to severe weather through the PSUTXT system, Facebook page, Twitter page 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.   Local television and radio stations also inform the public of delays and cancellations.

Tue, 10/22/2013

Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Survey Research will present Beyond SurveyMonkey:  Collecting Web Data You Can Count On, Thursday, October 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room W338 Olmsted Building.

Tue, 10/22/2013

Dr. Jonathan Lee, assistant professor of criminal justice, will present Making Sense of Crime and Policing:  Theories and Research on Wednesday, October 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Topics in the discussion include juvenile delinquency, crime theories, police decision making, family and crime, and international studies.

The discussion is free and open to faculty, staff, students and the public.  For more information, please contact Krista Strickler at

Tue, 10/22/2013

Penn State Harrisburg’s Dr. Kenneth Cunningham, associate professor of sociology, will be the keynote speaker this fall for the first Teaching International program lecture at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

Dr. Cunningham is program coordinator for Penn State Harrisburg’s bachelor of science in sociology, bachelor of science in applied behavioral science and the minor in sociology.

Wed, 10/16/2013

Penn State Harrisburg now offers a graduate-level certificate program designed to enable students to conceptualize, deliver, and manage effective heritage and museum projects.

Tue, 10/15/2013

Dr. Rhoda Joseph, associate professor of information systems, will present Big Data and T-Government on Wednesday, October 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

The discussion will focus on electronic government and transformational government, which is the use of computer-based information and communications technologies (ICT) to improve the delivery of public services.

Other topics of the discussion include information technology in emerging economics, big data and business analytics.

Tue, 10/15/2013
Penn State Harrisburg commencement

Harrisburg commencement ceremony

Graduating students, you’ve made it this far, now make sure you’re ready for commencement!

The Penn State Harrisburg fall 2013 ceremony will take place Saturday, December 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Thu, 10/10/2013

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Penn State Harrisburg’s human resource management concentration in the business management major fully aligns with the society’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Mon, 10/07/2013

POSTPONED -- Dr. Sofia Vidalis, associate professor of civil engineering will present, The Foreign Investment in U.S. Infrastructure: Opportunities and Concerns, as a part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Seminar Series on Wednesday, October 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

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