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Student to get glimpse of ‘life at real IT company’

Penn State Harrisburg students will receive a first-hand look at “Life at a Real IT Company” April 17 from representatives of the multi-national Versatile Systems.

Coordinated by the Innovation Transfer Network, the presentation is focused on providing career advice and the challenges of working at a technology-focused corporation.

Police Services Recognition

Forensic Unit recognizes college’s support

When the Capital Region Forensic Unit conducted its annual swearing-in and recognition ceremonies on campus recently, the program included a surprise expression of gratitude to Penn State Harrisburg Director of Safety and Police Services Kevin Stoehr.

Senior project turns into major prize winner

The senior project developed by four Penn State Harrisburg Electrical Engineering Technology students has turned into a major prize winner.

The students and their project walked away with first place honors in the annual “Micromouse” competition held at the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 2 Student Activities Conference.

Boobies Ball Check Presentation 2008

‘Boobies Ball’ raises $2,200 to aid breast cancer awareness

The annual “Boobies Ball” on campus to fund cancer awareness and research raised $2,200 for the Middletown-based Feel Your Boobies Foundation.

Proceeds from the third annual event organized and hosted by the college’s student Lion Ambassador organization doubled the amount raised in 2007.

Morris Dees

Heard on Campus – civil rights champion Morris Dees

“This nation is going to be tested. This is a watershed election for America.”

Penn State Harrisburg hosting MBA information night May 6

Penn State Harrisburg is hosting an information night for its MBA program Tuesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. in the campus library.

Shelley Clark Nickel

2007 Alumni Fellow to deliver commencement address

Shelley Clark Nickel, associate vice chancellor for planning and implementation for the Board of Regents, University System of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17 at the Giant Center in Hershey.

College police hosting "Quick Action Deployment" training

A “Quick Action Deployment” training session hosted by Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, April 17 will expand college and municipal law enforcement abilities to deal with an active shooter incident.

Student achievement recognized at annual awards convocation

Penn State Harrisburg honored 85 outstanding students at its 2008 Student Awards Convocation Sunday, April 6. Students honored and their places of residence include:

SCHOOL OF Behavioral Sciences and Education
Outstanding Graduate Student in Psychology
Allyson Fay Brothers, York

Dr. Auden Thomas

Auden Thomas to lead University’s Commission for Women

The University’s Commission for Women will be under the leadership of Penn State Harrisburg’s Auden Thomas in 2009 and 2010.

Dr. Thomas, the director of the Center for Survey Research in the college’s Institute of State and Regional Affairs, has been elected the commission’s chair-elect for the 2008-09 academic year and will become chair in 2009.