Penn State Harrisburg


May 17, 2016
Jen Hirt

A new anthology co-edited by Jen Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and English composition, is featured in Essay Daily, an online journal that focuses on creative nonfiction.

The book, “Creating Nonfiction: Twenty Essays and Interviews with the Writers,” was published in March by SUNY Press and co-edited with Erin Murphy, professor of English at Penn State Altoona.

May 12, 2016
School of Business honors society inductees

Twenty-two students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of undergraduate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – AACSB International.

May 12, 2016

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.

May 11, 2016

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."

May 11, 2016
Graduates at spring commencement

On Sunday, May 8, Penn State Harrisburg held its 2016 spring commencement at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  More than 680 degrees were conferred at the ceremony.

May 10, 2016
l to r: Nesmith, Sivarajah, and Cigler discus Flint crisis

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.

May 9, 2016

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.

May 5, 2016
Nittany Lion studying

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.  

May 5, 2016

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.

May 2, 2016
Students and Nittany Lion at Commencement

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.

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