Penn State Harrisburg


March 31, 2015
Kyle Maynard

New York Times bestselling author of 'No Excuses,' entrepreneur, and athlete, Kyle Maynard will bring his inspirational story to Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in the college's Capital Union Building (CUB) gymnasium.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

March 27, 2015

Jay Smar will perform folklore and coal mining songs of the Northeast on Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Penn State Harrisburg library. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m.

With two guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, fiddling, singing, and flat-footin’ (a form of clog dancing), Smar serves his audience an “acoustic buffet” of traditional American and original folk, ol’ time mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania preceded by their origin.

March 27, 2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Office of Intercollege Athletics has worked with the college’s faculty members to develop a new initiative called the Faculty Athletic Liaison Program

March 26, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “The West Coast Shipping Strikes and Supply Chain Issues” on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strikes on supply chain management.

March 26, 2015
Dr. Chiara Sabina

Dr. Chiara Sabina, associate professor of social sciences in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has received a research-based Fulbright Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year.

March 26, 2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors will host their annual community egg hunt for children 10 years of age and under on April 2.  Registration will begin at 5 p.m. in the Olmsted Building main lobby, and the egg hunt will begin at 5:30 p.m. on campus. The event is free and open to the community.

For additional information, contact Anthony Smith, Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors community service chair at or call 570-994-2190.


March 24, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg will host guest artist, Elizabeth Strickler as part of its 1+1 game. Strickler will speak on virtual and embodied worlds on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, Room 103.

March 24, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg has announced a new award to assist teachers who would like to pursue a graduate degree at the college.  The Penn State Harrisburg Educators Award will provide financial assistance - $500 per semester - and recognition to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll in the literacy education or teaching a

March 20, 2015

The Penn State Board of Trustees today approved final plans and authorized the expenditure of funds for a new Student Enrichment Center at Penn State Harrisburg that will house space for key new and existing student services.

March 20, 2015

Dr. Shirley Clark, associate professor of environmental engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Optimizing Stormwater Runoff Treatment to Meet Numeric Discharge Limits” on Wednesday, March 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

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