Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled “Common Core: Implications for PK-12 Student Learning” on Wednesday, November 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
J. Alex Hartzler, a 1990 graduate of Penn State and Harrisburg, PA native, was honored for his outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association. Hartzler is a longtime friend and benefactor of Penn State Harrisburg, where his father was a faculty member. Penn State Harrisburg nominated Hartzler to receive the Alumni Fellow award.
The School of Science, Engineering and Technology now offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. The program draws on faculty expertise in anatomy/embryology, genetics, immunology/microbiology, neuroscience and plant genetics and offers two options in either general biology or genetics/developmental biology. Read the full details of the program.
Recent changes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Principal Certification Program provide greater flexibility and a condensed timeframe in which educators can complete the requirements for principal certification in Pennsylvania.
“The program is intended not only for people seeking to become principals, but any teachers intending to fill leadership roles in their schools,” said program coordinator, Dr. Denise G. Meister.
As part of Penn State Harrisburg's Communications Speaker Series, Amanda Mustard, an award winning photojournalist, will present her work on Thursday, October 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the campus Capital Union Building Student Center.
A 23-year-old, self-taught photojournalist whose career has already taken her around the globe, Mustard will present on her recent projects in Egypt, China, and Thailand.
Penn State Harrisburg hosted more than 80 high school students onOctober 14for a student journalism competition. Supported by the Pennsylvania School Press Association and Penn State’s journalism department, the event featured guest speakerLu Chekowsky, vice president, creative director of on-air promotions for MTV.
Dr. Amit Banerjee, associate professor of mechanical engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology, will present “Trajectory Planning for Surgical Robots” on Wednesday, October 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
MIDDLETOWN, PA -- Following the general election day on November 4, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, Graduate and Professional Student Council, and Current Events Club will host a post-election panel discussion on Wednesday, November 5 at 1 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.
Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner on October 16, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.
The Olmsted parking lot lights had an unforeseen electrical malfunction last week for which repairs are ongoing this week.
Supplemental lighting will be utilized at the Olmsted parking lot for the duration of the repairs. University Police also will be conducting extra patrols of the Olmsted parking lot until repairs are completed.