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March 19 faculty seminar to feature Edward W. Taylor

The next installment in the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the offices of Academic Affairs and Research and Graduate Studies will feature Associate Professor of Adult Education Edward W. Taylor addressing "Faux Painting to Bird Watching: Teaching in Nonformal Settings."

Robert Bylone appointed Markets Center executive director

Robert J. Bylone has been appointed Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, located on the campus of Penn State Harrisburg.

Personal account of abduction, imprisonment, rape comes to campus

Debra Puglisi Sharp was the kind of woman who got misty at Coke jingles and Hallmark cards. Trusting and idealistic, she was, in her own words, sentimental to a fault. Until the day it all changed in a brutal instant.

Graduate Programs Information Night Thursday, April 12

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Penn State Harrisburg, with the largest selection of master’s and doctoral programs in the region, is hosting a Graduate School Information Night at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in the campus library.

"Boobies Ball" March 23 to fund cancer awareness

A "Boobies Ball" to fund cancer awareness and research is coming to Penn State Harrisburg Friday, March 23.

Sponsored by the student Lion Ambassador organization on campus, the 9 p.m. to midnight dance in the Capital Union Building, all proceeds will be donated to the Middletown-based "Feel Your Boobies" Foundation.

‘Women in Society’ returns March 20 through 22

In observance of Women’s History Month, the public "Women in Society" series of events returns to Penn State Harrisburg March 20 through March 22.

Hosted and organized by the college Liaison Committee to the University Commission for Women, the series offers a variety of events ranging from a book signing, free health screenings, personal safety awareness, and a panel discussion featuring alumni. All events are free and open to the public.

The list of events includes:

Ninth graders to receive information on science and math careers

Ninth graders from area high schools will receive an in-depth look at careers related to math and science when Penn State Harrisburg hosts the first Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Career Launch (STEM) on Thursday, March 15.

‘National treasure’ performs on campus March 26

Called a "national treasure" by author and oral historian Studs Terkel, Anndrena Belcher brings her acclaimed storytelling performance to Penn State Harrisburg Monday, March 26.

Belcher’s two presentations are free and open to the public at 11 a.m. in the Olmsted Auditorium and at 6:15 p.m. in the Morrison Gallery of the campus library.

College hosting state Multicultural Education Conference March 30, 31

The 9th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education comes to Penn State Harrisburg Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31.

Songs of Ireland come to campus March 27

The songs and stories of Ireland come to Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, March 27 when award-winning Harry O’Donoghue takes to Stack’s Stage at noon.