Each year, the Commission for Women honors Penn State women who have shown notable leadership and accomplishments in their fields, have supported the University’s diversity efforts, promoted equal opportunity, and/or have contributed to humanitarian and public service activities.
For the 10th year, the 2016 Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award and the Achieving Women Awards acknowledge and exemplify these achievements and contributions among Penn Staters, reflecting the University’s mission of mentorship, leadership, service and promotion of diversity.
Jingyao Gu, student in the master of science in environmental pollution control program, finished second place in the engineering category at Penn State’s university-wide 2016 Graduate Exhibition.
Gu was one of 42 graduate students who received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 31st Annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 18 and 20 on Penn State's University Park campus, for her exhibition titled "A Case Study: Potential Analysis of Industrial Symbiosis Application on a Chinese Industrial Park."
A panel of experts gathered at Penn State Harrisburg recently to discuss the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, its effects on residents, the health impacts of lead and public policy repercussions.
Penn State Harrisburg now offers an option for bachelor’s of science candidates in civil engineering to enroll in an integrated, continuous program of study leading to both the bachelor’s, as well as a master’s of engineering in environmental engineering.
Registration for the Penn State Harrisburg summer sessions is open for all students.
Students seeking to take courses over the summer can choose from a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. Flexible options include on campus and online courses, some courses at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and programs for educators. The first summer session runs May 16 to June 27; the second session runs June 29 to August 12.
Data users from across the Commonwealth are set to gather at Penn State Harrisburg for the Pennsylvania State Data Center’s (PaSDC) 2016 Data User Conference on May 12. The annual conference serves as Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive single-day forum for research and development in demographic data.
Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania. More than 680 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.
Commencement is a momentous occasion for graduating students, family and friends. We are inviting you to capture memories and share congratulatory messages via Penn State Harrisburg’s social media platforms.
Family and friends are encouraged to use the hashtags #PSUHBGGrad and #PSUGrad to share messages and photos before, during, and after commencement and help us capture the day.
Dr. John Lopinski, a patent attorney at Hodgson Russ Attorneys, LLP, will present "An Overview of Patents and other Intellectual Property" on Wednesday, May 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Lopinski’s practice includes patent and opinion work, and strategic development and management of patent portfolios. He focuses on molecular biology, genetics, and immunology, with emphasis on complex immunotherapies, cancer biology, and therapeutics and diagnostics for a wide range of human and non-human animal disorders.