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Tue, 10/22/2013

Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Survey Research will present Beyond SurveyMonkey:  Collecting Web Data You Can Count On, Thursday, October 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room W338 Olmsted Building.

Tue, 10/22/2013

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 kss17@psu.edu.

Tue, 10/22/2013

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.

Wed, 10/16/2013

Penn State Harrisburg now offers a graduate-level certificate program designed to enable students to conceptualize, deliver, and manage effective heritage and museum projects.

Tue, 10/15/2013

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.

Tue, 10/15/2013
Penn State Harrisburg commencement

Harrisburg commencement ceremony

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

The Penn State Harrisburg fall 2013 ceremony will take place Saturday, December 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Thu, 10/10/2013

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.

Mon, 10/07/2013

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.

Fri, 10/04/2013

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.

Thu, 10/03/2013
Alexander Siedschlag is the new chair of Penn State’s online homeland security programs.

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.

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