Penn State Harrisburg


April 6, 2015
John Price

John Price, lecturer and doctoral candidate in American studies at Penn State Harrisburg, has been honored with the 2015 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award by Penn State.

This is the third year in a row that a Penn State Harrisburg graduate assistant from American studies has been selected for the award.

April 3, 2015
World Fest Flags

Penn State Harrisburg is inviting the college community to travel the world during “World Fest”, an all-day event beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10, which intends to encourage global interaction and celebrate the vitality of the college’s diverse campus community.

April 3, 2015
Students at Commencement

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

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2015 ceremony will take place Sunday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Don’t forget to:

April 2, 2015
Jeffrey Foreman

Dr. Jeffrey Foreman, assistant professor of marketing in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, will present “Visual Metaphors and Consumer Understanding of Prescription Drug Advertising Messages” on Wednesday, April 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

March 31, 2015
Kyle Maynard

New York Times bestselling author of 'No Excuses,' entrepreneur, and athlete, Kyle Maynard will bring his inspirational story to Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in the college's Capital Union Building (CUB) gymnasium.

The event is FREE and open to the public.

March 27, 2015

Jay Smar will perform folklore and coal mining songs of the Northeast on Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Penn State Harrisburg library. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m.

With two guitars, baritone vocals, claw-hammer banjo, fiddling, singing, and flat-footin’ (a form of clog dancing), Smar serves his audience an “acoustic buffet” of traditional American and original folk, ol’ time mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel tunes, as well as coal mining songs of Northeast Pennsylvania preceded by their origin.

March 27, 2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Office of Intercollege Athletics has worked with the college’s faculty members to develop a new initiative called the Faculty Athletic Liaison Program

March 26, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “The West Coast Shipping Strikes and Supply Chain Issues” on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strikes on supply chain management.

March 26, 2015
Dr. Chiara Sabina

Dr. Chiara Sabina, associate professor of social sciences in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has received a research-based Fulbright Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year.

March 26, 2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors will host their annual community egg hunt for children 10 years of age and under on April 2.  Registration will begin at 5 p.m. in the Olmsted Building main lobby, and the egg hunt will begin at 5:30 p.m. on campus. The event is free and open to the community.

For additional information, contact Anthony Smith, Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors community service chair at or call 570-994-2190.


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