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Online certificate can help accounting professionals prepare for CPA exam

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is accepting applications for its new online graduate certificate in accounting that has been designed to supplement the educational credit requirements necessary for CPA licensure in most states.

Panel to discuss challenges in treatment of opioid and heroin abuse

As part of the Munch and Engage Series, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host a panel discussion titled “Current Trends and Initiatives in Opioid and Heroin Abuse” on Tuesday, March 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

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Penn State Harrisburg C.A.R.E. Fair connects college and community

Penn State Harrisburg Career Services, in partnership with the Office of Student Engagement, will host the first C.A.R.E. (Career, Agency, Recreation, and Education) Fair on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge and atrium.

Research Update – March 2017

Faculty member awarded fellowship: Dr. Anne Verplanck, associate professor of American studies and heritage studies, has received a four-month research fellowship for fall 2017 through the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Publishing celebration to honor college faculty, staff March 23

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 23 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

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Graduation Fair March 21

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Tuesday, March 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus. Students graduating spring 2017 are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

At the fair, students can: Friday, March 10, 2017

Police Body Cameras/ TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets

Many Americans have questions about the policies of regional and municipal police departments following high profile cases involving deadly force in recent years.

School of Humanities hosts Writers Resist: All Our Voices Matter

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities recently hosted Writers Resist: All Our Voices Matter, an event designed to celebrate diversity and recognize literature as a tool for social change. Faculty, students, and community members read their own work or the work of other authors addressing topics such as mental health, politics, and identity.

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Julnes receives two ASPA awards

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the Donald C. Stone Award from the American Society for Pubic Administration (ASPA). This award is given to members who have contributed outstanding services to the Society.

Rotary Veterans Initiative check donation to Penn State Harrisburg

Rotary Veterans Initiative donates funding to Penn State Harrisburg for military veterans


Vets get scholarship money for PSU Harrisburg

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – Some military veterans attending Penn State Harrisburg are getting a financial salute from local Rotarians.

At a recent Carlisle meeting, the Rotary Veterans Initiative donated $25,000 to cover textbooks and tuition for military veterans attending the Penn State campus near Middletown.