Penn State Harrisburg


Wed, 10/16/2013

Penn State Harrisburg now offers a graduate-level certificate program designed to enable students to conceptualize, deliver, and manage effective heritage and museum projects.

Tue, 10/15/2013

Dr. Rhoda Joseph, associate professor of information systems, will present Big Data and T-Government on Wednesday, October 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

The discussion will focus on electronic government and transformational government, which is the use of computer-based information and communications technologies (ICT) to improve the delivery of public services.

Other topics of the discussion include information technology in emerging economics, big data and business analytics.

Tue, 10/15/2013
Penn State Harrisburg commencement

Harrisburg commencement ceremony

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

The Penn State Harrisburg fall 2013 ceremony will take place Saturday, December 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Thu, 10/10/2013

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Penn State Harrisburg’s human resource management concentration in the business management major fully aligns with the society’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Mon, 10/07/2013

POSTPONED -- Dr. Sofia Vidalis, associate professor of civil engineering will present, The Foreign Investment in U.S. Infrastructure: Opportunities and Concerns, as a part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Seminar Series on Wednesday, October 9 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Fri, 10/04/2013

The Penn State Harrisburg Police Department has been investigating two reports of possible drug overdoses in the campus community during the past week.

The victims believed that they were smoking marijuana. However, the department has received information that the marijuana may have been laced with a toxic chemical or drug compound. The victims experienced hyper-anxiety and life-threatening heart rates.

Thu, 10/03/2013
Alexander Siedschlag is the new chair of Penn State’s online homeland security programs.

In just the last two years, the nation has experienced deadly man-made and natural disasters, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Sandy and wildfires. And as terrorism and organized crime continue to converge, information technology security challenges, threats to information integrity, identity theft and cyber-attacks will further increase, predicts Alexander Siedschlag, Penn State’s new chair of online homeland security programs.

Tue, 10/01/2013

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion focusing on the impact of online education on traditional residential education on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on campus in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Tue, 10/01/2013

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a symposium, examining weapons of mass destruction and U.S. intervention, on Wednesday, October 2 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 212C Olmsted Building.  Titled WMD and US Intervention:  Syria, its Neighbors, and the Past, Present, and Future of Global Security, the session will feature several Penn State Harrisburg faculty.

Thu, 09/26/2013

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the library.

The open house will offer the opportunity to learn about the college’s more than 30 master’s, doctoral, and certification programs; meet with faculty; and obtain admission requirements and financial aid information. RSVP preferred, but not required.

Attendees receive an application fee waiver!

For information, contact Mitchell Patterson at 717-948-6250 or

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