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Electrical students capture honors in regional competition

Electrical Engineering and Electrical Engineering Technology undergraduate students from Penn State Harrisburg walked away with a third place award in the annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 2 Student Activities Conference at the University of Cincinnati April 13 to 15.

Student creates touching online video tribute of condolence

Penn State Harrisburg junior Brighid Wood’s touching online video tribute of condolences from colleges and universities nationwide to the Virginia Tech community is attracting national attention.

Dr. Madlyn L. Hanes

A statement from Chancellor Madlyn L. Hanes on the Virginia Tech tragedy

I know you join me in extending our deepest sympathy to the members of the broader Virginia Tech community for their tragic, tragic loss.

Retired faculty member named ‘Outstanding Pennsylvania Author’

Retired Penn State Harrisburg faculty Member Richard Ammon has been named the 2007 Outstanding Pennsylvania Author by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.

Keystone Innovation Zone initiatives

College receives state grants to support KIZ initiatives


An initiative by Gov. Edward G. Rendell to build partnerships between Pennsylvania's colleges and universities, communities, and companies includes $400,000 in grants to Penn State Harrisburg.

Graduate named to direct Pa. Workforce Investment Board

A Penn State Harrisburg graduate who has led an area effort to provided skilled workers to employers is now taking the same initiative statewide.

College partners to present ESL conference

A three-day conference aimed at enhancing the education of English language learners in the region comes to the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East June 18 to 20.

Alexander Guk

Alexander Guk earns Alumni Achievement Award

Mechanicsburg resident Alexander Guk has only been a resident of the United States for 10 years, but his rapid ascent in the business world has earned him a prestigious Penn State recognition.

The vice president of technology for the Harrisburg-based Webclients Internet firm, Guk recently received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Penn State Alumni Association during ceremonies in University Park.

Earth Day celebration returns April 19

The annual Earth Day celebration returns to the Penn State Harrisburg campus Thursday, April 19 with an impressive list of activities and events.

The event, organized and hosted by the student Society of Environmental Engineering, will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Vartan Plaza.