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Prepare for the fall 2016 commencement ceremony

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

The Penn State Harrisburg fall 2016 ceremony will take place Saturday, December 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Robots take over a college campus in Harrisburg for high-tech competition

Robots took over Penn State Harrisburg on Saturday. The South Central Pennsylvania Robotics Competition is part of the larger STEM initiative. It's open to all students throughout Central Pennsylvania.

Poll shows majority of Pennsylvanians view homeland security positively

A new Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs poll shows that Pennsylvanians primarily see homeland security as a comprehensive effort of the federal government to fight terrorism at home and abroad. However, while it most often has a positive connotation, the multi-faceted mission space of homeland security is widely unknown.

Xie to discuss higher education and research collaboration in China

Dr. Yuefeng Xie, professor of environmental engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Higher Education and Research Collaboration in China” on Wednesday, November 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

New poll shows opinions on healthcare reform are mixed in PA

A new poll conducted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs shows that only 39 percent of Pennsylvanians have a favorable view of healthcare reform.  These views, along with Pennsylvanians’ priorities in reforming healthcare, are sharply divided along political party lines. 

Malala Yousafzai

Penn State Harrisburg to host film screening of “He Named Me Malala” and activism workshop

Penn State Harrisburg’s Commission for Women will host a screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary film “He Named Me Malala” and mini-activism workshop on Friday, November 18 at 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in C213, Olmsted Building.

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, allows cameras into her home, school, and activism work, to share her message of creating opportunities for all women and children to have access to education.

Idowu and Van Tonningen receive Office of Naval Research grant for power systems research

Dr. Peter Idowu, assistant dean for graduate studies and professor of electrical engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology and Dr.

Police officers

According to poll, 8 out of 10 Pennsylvania residents trust their local police

According to a new poll, more than 8 out of 10 Pennsylvanians trust their local police, and public attitude toward police reflects public attitude toward the federal and state government. However, while support from the general public is high, there are mitigating factors for individual attitudes.

New poll shows more than 8 out of 10 PA residents trust their local police

According to a new poll, more than 8 out of 10 Pennsylvanians trust their local police, and public attitude toward police reflects public attitude toward the federal and state government. However, while support from the general public is high, there are mitigating factors for individual attitudes.

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