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Graduation Fair March 21

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus. Students graduating spring 2017 are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

At the fair, students can: Friday, March 10, 2017

Police Body Cameras/ TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets

Many Americans have questions about the policies of regional and municipal police departments following high profile cases involving deadly force in recent years.

School of Humanities hosts Writers Resist: All Our Voices Matter

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities recently hosted Writers Resist: All Our Voices Matter, an event designed to celebrate diversity and recognize literature as a tool for social change. Faculty, students, and community members read their own work or the work of other authors addressing topics such as mental health, politics, and identity.

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Julnes receives two ASPA awards

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the Donald C. Stone Award from the American Society for Pubic Administration (ASPA). This award is given to members who have contributed outstanding services to the Society.

Rotary Veterans Initiative check donation to Penn State Harrisburg

Rotary Veterans Initiative donates funding to Penn State Harrisburg for military veterans


Vets get scholarship money for PSU Harrisburg

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – Some military veterans attending Penn State Harrisburg are getting a financial salute from local Rotarians.

At a recent Carlisle meeting, the Rotary Veterans Initiative donated $25,000 to cover textbooks and tuition for military veterans attending the Penn State campus near Middletown.

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Jane Keat, Jim Johnson receive distinguished career awards

Two longtime Penn State faculty members who long have had a resonating voice in the field of early childhood education have earned the 2017 Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) VOICE for Children Distinguished Career award.

Partnership provides support for students with disabilities

Dr. Jennifer Chambers, a 2016 Penn State Alumni Fellow, 1990 MBA graduate of Penn State Harrisburg, and a 1995 graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine, and her husband, Michael, recently expressed their passion for supporting students with disabilities after learning about the college’s relationship with the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation.

Student Enrichment Center Theater

Theater brings new programming and new perspectives to college community

When plans for Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Enrichment Center (SEC) were approved in 2015, the initial blueprints included a multi-purpose space on the first floor intended for lectures and special events. But over the course of the project’s development, the concept for the space was gradually reshaped into what is now the SEC theater, a state-of-the-art venue for cultural and academic programming and student activities.

Dr. Ruth Leventhal, who became Capitol Campus’ first female provost and dean on July 1, 1984 and held the position for 10 years

Blog looks at 50 years of women at Penn State Harrisburg

As part of the college’s 50th Anniversary, a blog is chronicling a history of influential women at Penn State Harrisburg.

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Penn State Harrisburg theatre program to present Avenue Q

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities’ theatre program will present the spring musical “Avenue Q” April 6 through 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus. A post-show talk back on the show’s identity themes will be held on Thursday, April 6.