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April 8, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Gibbs

Nigeria is committed to improving the training of its police force, and Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, is helping the African country get there.

April 6, 2016
Dr. Felicia L. Brown-Haywood, 25-Year Service Chair and Dr. Mukund Kulkarni

Penn State Harrisburg recognized outstanding employee contributions at the 2016 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program on March 31. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards. 

Award recipients included:

April 4, 2016
Kenneth Marcus

As part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Kenneth Marcus will present “The Definition of Anti-Semitism” on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.

April 4, 2016
Graduates

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

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2016 ceremony will take place Sunday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Don’t forget to:

March 30, 2016

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s faculty seminar series, faculty members discuss the 2015 Nobel Prize winners on Wednesday, April 6 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

March 22, 2016
Mario Soliman

Recent Penn State Harrisburg graduate Mario Soliman has received the 2015 JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the Technical Category by the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PennACE).  Soliman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the college’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology in fall 2015.

March 9, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff discussed their works, published during the past year, recently at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration. 

The event honored college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. 

The event was hosted by the Office of Research and Outreach.

Individuals honored are listed below. Members of the Penn State Harrisburg faculty are in bold.

March 8, 2016

Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded $77,250 from the Dauphin County Commissioners to develop a website that would provide streamlined information on heroin and opiate prevention and treatment services in Dauphin County.  The project, in partnership with Dauphin County Drug & Alcohol Services, will make it easier for those seeking information by narrowing and organizing a multitude of local resources into an easy, convenient, user-friendly format.

March 3, 2016
Carol Reardon

Noted military historian, Carol Reardon, the 2015-16 Penn State laureate and George Winfree professor of American history at Penn State, recently discussed the importance of studying and understanding war, as part of her statewide tour.

In her presentation, "Why Study War?,"  Reardon noted that “war is something that all of us have to confront, all of us have to think about, probably now more than ever, with an [presidential] election on the horizon.”

March 1, 2016
Memorial donations for the late Barry Uber helped students in need

They say sometimes it’s the little things. Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Emergency Assistance Fund is designed for just that – helping students with the little things – and sometimes even the big ones – that can prevent them from graduating. Maybe it’s money for a car repair so a commuter can get to campus or for groceries to get a student through to the semester’s end.

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