Penn State Harrisburg


October 8, 2014
Ellen Burgess

“He has found a joy in reading, and that's a wonder.” That’s how one mother described the effect Penn State Harrisburg's Summer Reading Program had on her son.

This past summer, 15 students from area public and private schools and 15 teachers who were completing their Master of Literacy Education at Penn State Harrisburg came together for the six-week Summer Reading Program.

October 7, 2014

As part of the Penn State Harrisburg’s Faculty Seminar Series, Dr. Brian A. Maicke, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, will present “Modeling Rocket Propulsion Systems” on Wednesday, October 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m., in the Gallery Lounge Olmsted Building on campus.

Dr. Maicke’s research interests include computational fluid mechanics, propulsion and applied mathematics. His teaching interests include fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer.

October 2, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Doctoral Programs Information Night on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. in the campus library.

The event will offer prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the college’s three doctoral programs in adult education, American studies, and public administration; meet with faculty and students; and gather more information about admission requirements and financial aid.

Register online today!

September 25, 2014

Dr. Bing Ran, associate professor of public administration in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg, is hosting Dr. Zhengjun Luo, associate professor of management in the College of Economics and Management at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China.

September 15, 2014

Several Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration accounting students have been honored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

Patrick A. Klinger, of Elizabethtown, PA, was awarded a $5,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship, as well as the Joseph F. Taricani Memorial Scholarship, a one-year award of $2,000.

Adam Frutiger, of Camp Hill, PA and Jonathan Garber, of Elizabethtown, PA, each received a $3,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship.

September 5, 2014

Two Penn State Harrisburg students have reported to University Police that they have received calls while at their off-campus housing unit from someone identifying themselves as a police officer, saying that they had a warrant for the students’ arrest and demanding that they pay a sum of money in the form of prepaid credit cards to avoid arrest. 

The callers also had some personal information about the students that is publicly available (e.g. Penn State e-mail address, major, etc.) in an attempt to make this phone call seem more credible.

September 4, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. in the campus 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.

Open house attendees receive an application fee waiver.

Graduate studies at Penn State Harrisburg offer flexible study options, award-winning faculty, and nationally accredited programs.

September 2, 2014

All Penn State students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to add contact information to PSUAlert, the University's emergency alerts system. By default, students, faculty and staff will receive alerts at their Penn State email address. To add personal contact information to PSUAlert, including cellphone and land line information, visit University authorities will only use PSUAlert in the event of an emergency, and to conduct periodic system tests.

August 27, 2014

Advances in technology have brought “the cloud” within reach of anyone who uses a computer, which is just about all of us.

The cloud refers to any kind of hosted service provided to a computer user over the Internet. For example, the cloud allows you to back up and store data on the Internet. You can retrieve your data anytime and from anywhere, as long as you are using a device with Internet access.

August 26, 2014

Penn State Harrisburg’s Involvement Fair will be held on Thursday, August 28, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Vartan Plaza.  The event will provide the opportunity for students to discover the many clubs, organizations, and activities available on campus.

Open to all students who want to get more involved in the campus community, the fair highlights Penn State Harrisburg’s campus-wide committees, intramural sports and over 70 recognized clubs and organizations.

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