Students, faculty, and staff who park on campus must register their vehicle(s) with the Vehicle Registration Office. Parking permits may be obtained online or in person at the Vehicle Registration Office in the Susquehanna Building.
The campus parking permit is valid in any campus parking lot but is not valid in restricted parking spaces, such as visitor parking or Maintenance and Operation parking. Handicapped parking is also available at each building.
An advanced screening of the 60-minute documentary “Why We Dance: The Story of THON” will be held in Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building (CUB) Gymnasium on Sunday, Sept. 23 beginning at 2:00 p.m. The film, produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting, explores THON, a 46-hour, philanthropic dance marathon with more than 700 annual dancers and 15,000 student organizers. A reception allowing guests to meet those involved in the THON program will follow the pre-screening.
Margaret Jaster, associate professor of English and humanities, was a finalist for The American Shakespeare Center’s Words in Action Award.
The award, presented annually on Shakespeare’s birthday, recognizes teachers from elementary to university levels whose approach to Shakespeare inspires students and personifies Shakespeare’s advice on being “great in act as you have been in thought.” Nominees are selected based on student recommendations and the quality of learning that students display.
Students and faculty this fall will benefit from recently installed technologies in Penn State Harrisburg’s Library. From innovative meeting spaces to interactive white boards, the additions will boost communication and collaboration on campus.
Data users from across the Commonwealth will gather at the Pennsylvania State Data Center’s (PaSDC) 2012 Annual Data User Conference, Sept. 20 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey, addressing topics from Pennsylvania’s changing demographics to the latest research on the impact of Marcellus Shale development and production.
Recently established programs in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology have joined all other engineering and engineering technology programs at the school in receiving accreditation from ABET. This accreditation retroactively covers all graduates of the two programs.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 27, O Street, which runs in front of the campus Capital Union Building, will close.
The closure will coincide with the replacement of campus heating lines. The road will remain closed until the construction is completed – currently projected for October. The handicapped parking spaces adjacent to the Capital Union Building and the sidewalk will remain open during the project.