Dr. Jonathan Lee, assistant professor of criminal justice, will present Making Sense of Crime and Policing: Theories and Research on Wednesday, October 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
Topics in the discussion include juvenile delinquency, crime theories, police decision making, family and crime, and international studies.
The discussion is free and open to faculty, staff, students and the public. For more information, please contact Krista Strickler at email@example.com.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Dr. Kenneth Cunningham, associate professor of sociology, will be the keynote speaker this fall for the first Teaching International program lecture at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Dr. Cunningham is program coordinator for Penn State Harrisburg’s bachelor of science in sociology, bachelor of science in applied behavioral science and the minor in sociology.
Dr. Rhoda Joseph, associate professor of information systems, will present Big Data and T-Government on Wednesday, October 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
The discussion will focus on electronic government and transformational government, which is the use of computer-based information and communications technologies (ICT) to improve the delivery of public services.
Other topics of the discussion include information technology in emerging economics, big data and business analytics.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Penn State Harrisburg’s human resource management concentration in the business management major fully aligns with the society’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
POSTPONED -- Dr. Sofia Vidalis, associate professor of civil engineering will present, The Foreign Investment in U.S. Infrastructure: Opportunities and Concerns, as a part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Seminar Series on Wednesday, October 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.
The Penn State Harrisburg Police Department has been investigating two reports of possible drug overdoses in the campus community during the past week.
The victims believed that they were smoking marijuana. However, the department has received information that the marijuana may have been laced with a toxic chemical or drug compound. The victims experienced hyper-anxiety and life-threatening heart rates.
In just the last two years, the nation has experienced deadly man-made and natural disasters, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Sandy and wildfires. And as terrorism and organized crime continue to converge, information technology security challenges, threats to information integrity, identity theft and cyber-attacks will further increase, predicts Alexander Siedschlag, Penn State’s new chair of online homeland security programs.