Penn State Harrisburg


March 26, 2015

The Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors will host their annual community egg hunt for children 10 years of age and under on April 2.  Registration will begin at 5 p.m. in the Olmsted Building main lobby, and the egg hunt will begin at 5:30 p.m. on campus. The event is free and open to the community.

For additional information, contact Anthony Smith, Penn State Harrisburg Lion Ambassadors community service chair at or call 570-994-2190.


March 24, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg will host guest artist, Elizabeth Strickler as part of its 1+1 game. Strickler will speak on virtual and embodied worlds on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, Room 103.

March 24, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg has announced a new award to assist teachers who would like to pursue a graduate degree at the college.  The Penn State Harrisburg Educators Award will provide financial assistance - $500 per semester - and recognition to outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll in the literacy education or teaching a

March 20, 2015

The Penn State Board of Trustees today approved final plans and authorized the expenditure of funds for a new Student Enrichment Center at Penn State Harrisburg that will house space for key new and existing student services.

March 20, 2015

Dr. Shirley Clark, associate professor of environmental engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Optimizing Stormwater Runoff Treatment to Meet Numeric Discharge Limits” on Wednesday, March 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

March 18, 2015
New Students

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, March 28 at 9 a.m. in the Capital Union Building.

The event will present information to prospective students about the college’s more than 30 bachelor’s degree programs and options for completing the first two years of study leading to more than 160 undergraduate majors offered throughout Penn State.

March 17, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 19 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Open to the public, the event will honor college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. Featured publications will be available for purchase and authors will be on hand to sign copies of their works.

March 17, 2015

Dr. Linda Null, associate professor of computer science and Julia Lobur, instructor in computer science in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering and Technology, have won their third “Texty” Textbook Excellence Award for the fourth edition of their textbook The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture (Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC), given by the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA).

March 17, 2015
Students at Graduation

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 24 from noon – 5:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus. Students graduating spring 2015 are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

At the fair, students can:

March 11, 2015
Samuel Gruber

Samuel Gruber will discuss “Arise and Build: American Synagogues and Jewish Identity,” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Wednesday, March 18 at noon in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

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