Latest News

Lady Lion basketball team hosts "Pink Day" Thursday, Feb. 15

Pink will replace the traditional blue and white when the Penn State Harrisburg women’s basketball team takes to the court Thursday, Feb. 15.

And it’s all for Breast Cancer Awareness.

‘Harrisburg Semester’ program accepting applications for summer

Applications are now being accepted for the Harrisburg Semester public service leadership internships in the state capital this summer.

The opportunity is available to undergraduate students throughout the Penn State system with an application deadline of March 1, 2007.

Jewish scholar to discuss folk narratives in Israel

Penn State Harrisburg’s Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Israel, Dr. Haya Bar-Itzhak, will discuss "In Quest of a Narrative — Ethnography in an Israeli Kibbutz" Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:15 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building.

George Boudreau

NEH grant to support teachers’ study of Benjamin Franklin

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Penn State Harrisburg a $210,000 grant to explore the life and ideas of Benjamin Franklin. "A Rising People: Benjamin Franklin and the Americans" will bring teachers from throughout the United States to historic Philadelphia during the summer of 2007 to explore the sites of America’s founding and study with some of the country’s preeminent historians.

Census Data Workshop coming to Eastgate Center in Harrisburg

The Pennsylvania State Data Center is offering its one-day Census Data Workshop April 12, May 23, and June 21 at the Penn State Harrisburg Eastgate Center.

The cost for the 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. workshop is $99. The Eastgate Center is at 1010 N. Seventh St. in Harrisburg.

Latin Dance classes return February 11

Last year’s Latin Dance classes at Penn State Harrisburg proved so popular with community residents that they are returning again.

The community is invited to join in the fun when the college 3 p.m. Sunday classes Feb. 11, 18, and 25 and Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Capital Union Building on campus.

College offers prep course for NEW SAT Exam

A prep course for the New SAT Exam will be offered at Penn State Harrisburg on Saturday mornings from Feb. 17 through March 31.

Faculty members granted leaves of absence

Leaves of absence have been approved by the University for eight Penn State Harrisburg faculty members. Leaves of absence are granted for purposes of intensive study or research that will increase the quality of the individual’s future contribution to the University. The University has approved these leaves for 2007-08.

Richard Foxx

Faculty member earns inaugural American Psychological Association award

Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Psychology Richard M. Foxx has been named the recipient of the inaugural John W. Jacobson Award presented by Division 33 of the American Psychological Association (APA).

Michael Kenney

Public discussion to focus on issues surrounding war in Iraq

What’s next for the war in Iraq?

What went wrong? Will the troop buildup plan work? What does the future hold for the Middle East?