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Salvatore D. Fazzolari

‘Corporate change’ discussion on campus October 8

Penn State Harrisburg graduate Salvatore D. Fazzolari, the Chief Executive Officer of Harsco Corporation, will discuss “corporate change” in a public presentation October 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge of Olmsted Building on campus.

Dr. Richard Young

Richard Young honored by National Defense Transportation Association

Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Richard R. Young has been awarded the National Defense Transportation Association’s Educator Distinguished Service Award.

Alumni Panel

Alumni tell students to be involved and take advantage of resources

Be involved, land an internship early, take advantage of all the college’s resources, and be very careful of social networking.

These and other valuable, career-building pieces of advices were shared by a panel of alumni at the “Making the Most of Penn State Harrisburg” forum for current students recently.

Minnijean Brown Trickey

Member of Little Rock Nine to speak on campus October 6

As a teenager in 1957, Minnijean Brown Trickey entered the Civil Rights Movement – and America’s consciousness – through the front doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark.

As a member of the Little Rock Nine, she took her place in what had previously been a whites-only school. Walking past armed guards and an angry mob, and in front of a worldwide television audience, Minnijean helped desegregate public schools – and change the course of education in America.

College offers SAT Prep, Countdown to College courses

Penn State Harrisburg is offering the New SAT Exam Prep Course and a “Countdown to College” course to students in grades 9 through 12 on seven consecutive Saturdays, Oct. 11 through Nov. 22.

The separate courses will each be offered in the Educational Activities Building on campus. Deadline for registration is October 8.

Family and Friends Day October 4

A wide variety of fun and educational activities for all ages are on the agenda when Penn State Harrisburg hosts its annual Family and Friends Day Saturday, Oct. 4.

Hosted by the college’s Office of Student Affairs, the event is designed for family members and friends of Penn State Harrisburg students with registration beginning at 8 a.m. in the main lobby of Olmsted Building.

Grad School Family Day

Penn State Harrisburg says thanks at Grad School Family Day

Home to the largest graduate school in the entire University system, Penn State Harrisburg’s master’s and doctoral programs annually attract 1,400 students pursuing degrees in a comprehensive list of majors.

Humans, Animals, Machines: Blurring Boundaries

Book examines boundaries among humans, animals, machines

In the twenty-first century, the boundaries between both humans and machines and humans and animals are hotly contested and debated.

Commonwealth commits $950,000 to Recycling Markets Center

New strategic investments targeted to increase the use of recyclable materials will help manufacturers manage energy costs, reduce pollution and bolster local recycling collection programs, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced.

Joaquin Zihuatanejo

Spoken word artist seeks to define his Chicano culture

As a poet and spoken word artist, Joaquin Zihuatanejo strives to capture the duality of his culture – the Chicano culture.