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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-994-2190.