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March 28, 2017
Summer at Penn State Harrisburg

Registration for the Penn State Harrisburg summer sessions is open for all students.

Students seeking to take courses over the summer can choose from a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses. Flexible options include on campus and online courses, some courses at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and programs for educators.

March 28, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg will host one of several public forum focused on implementing the University’s long-range Strategic Plan on Friday, April 7 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.  The topic of the forum will be “Enhancing Health.”

March 28, 2017
Rebecca Strzelec

Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and Penn State laureate for the 2016-17 academic year, will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Thursday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m. in in the Science and Technology Building, Room 118 on campus.

March 24, 2017

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.

March 24, 2017

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.

March 22, 2017
CARE Fair logo

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.

March 21, 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. The fellowship supports her book project, “The Business of Art: Transforming the Graphic Arts in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” which analyzes how the art world functioned in the context of changing business structures, technological innovations, and rapid urban development.

March 21, 2017

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. 

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 20, 2017
Graduation Cap

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:

March 17, 2017
Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

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.

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