Penn State Harrisburg


November 4, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Susan Russell, associate professor of theatre and Penn State laureate for 2014-15, on November 10 at 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Russell will present a discussion titled “Dignity: Changing Comments into Contributions" and meet with students.

October 29, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled “Common Core: Implications for PK-12 Student Learning” on Wednesday, November 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

October 28, 2014

J. Alex Hartzler, a 1990 graduate of Penn State and Harrisburg, PA native, was honored for his outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.  Hartzler is a longtime friend and benefactor of Penn State Harrisburg, where his father was a faculty member.  Penn State Harrisburg nominated Hartzler to receive the Alumni Fellow award.

October 27, 2014

The School of Science, Engineering and Technology now offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. The program draws on faculty expertise in anatomy/embryology, genetics, immunology/microbiology, neuroscience and plant genetics and offers two options in either general biology or genetics/developmental biology. Read the full details of the program.

October 27, 2014

Recent changes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Principal Certification Program provide greater flexibility and a condensed timeframe in which educators can complete the requirements for principal certification in Pennsylvania.

“The program is intended not only for people seeking to become principals, but any teachers intending to fill leadership roles in their schools,” said program coordinator, Dr. Denise G. Meister.

October 27, 2014

As part of Penn State Harrisburg's Communications Speaker Series, Amanda Mustard, an award winning photojournalist, will present her work on Thursday, October 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the campus Capital Union Building Student Center.

A 23-year-old, self-taught photojournalist whose career has already taken her around the globe, Mustard will present on her recent projects in Egypt, China, and Thailand.

October 24, 2014
Student with video camera

Penn State Harrisburg hosted more than 80 high school students on October 14 for a student journalism competition. Supported by the Pennsylvania School Press Association and Penn State’s journalism department, the event featured guest speaker Lu Chekowsky, vice president, creative director of on-air promotions for MTV. 

October 24, 2014

Dr. Amit Banerjee, associate professor of mechanical engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology, will present “Trajectory Planning for Surgical Robots” on Wednesday, October 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

October 24, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, PA -- Following the general election day on November 4, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, Graduate and Professional Student Council, and Current Events Club will host a post-election panel discussion on Wednesday, November 5 at 1 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.

October 23, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner on October 16, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

See photos of Alumni Achievement Award Winners

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