The Information Technology Services (ITS) Department at Penn State Harrisburg was honored with a 2013 IT Impact Award for Out-of-the-Box Innovation in June. Given by Penn State, the IT Impact Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of information technology professionals who have taken leadership roles in creating a thriving environment for IT collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Two Penn State Harrisburg faculty members, Dr. Doris Lee, professor in the training and development program, and Dr. Raffy Luquis, associate professor of health education, were among three fellows named to Penn State’s Administrative Fellows Program for the 2013-14 academic year. It is the program’s 27th year of consecutive operation.
Penn State Harrisburg has announced the appointment of Dr. Rafic “Ray” Bachnak as director of the college’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology.
Dr. Bachnak currently is professor of electrical and computer engineering and chair of the Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) in Laredo, Texas. Prior to joining TAMIU in 2007, he had held academic positions at Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, Northwestern State University (Natchitoches, La.), and Franklin University (Columbus, Ohio).
Penn State Harrisburg announced today that it will add an intercollegiate men’s and women’s track and field program. The teams will begin competing in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) in 2014-15 during the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes and be automatically entered to play for a chance to win $1 million at the fourth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. and Nittany Village. To be held Sept. 27 at 8:00 a.m. at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club, the fundraiser will support Penn State Harrisburg’s growing NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic program, which includes numerous participants from high schools in the midstate.
Following a recent Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) re-accreditation, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration maintains a distinction held by less than five percent of the world’s business programs.
Trevor Dombach, Penn State Harrisburg civil engineering major, of Lititz, has received the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Leadership Award. Dombach is the current president of the college’s ASCE chapter, which was chartered three years ago.
Forty-six students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration recently were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.