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18th Annual High Achievers Academic Bowl on campus March 22

Teams from eight area schools will square off when the High Achievers Academic Bowl returns to the Penn State Harrisburg campus for the eighteenth year on Thursday, March 22.

‘Clean’ comedy comes to campus January 24

Tiny Glover brings his crowd-pleasing, "clean" comedy to Penn State Harrisburg Wednesday, Jan. 24.

The performance by the veteran comedian is free and open to the public at 9:30 p.m. in the Community Center of the student housing complex east of Olmsted Building on campus.

Performances to celebrate Black History Month

Performances by an award-winning slam poet and an African dance and drum ensemble, and an appearance by "Frederick Douglass" highlight Penn State Harrisburg’s February observance of Black History Month.

All performances are free and open to the public.

Library hosting ‘Traditional Music of Pennsylvania’ concert series

"Traditional Music of Pennsylvania" is the focus of three upcoming concerts hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s library.

Harrisburg artist’s work on exhibit in Olmsted Building

The work of Harrisburg artist Viktor Terechko is on public display through March 30 in the main central hallway of Olmsted Building at Penn State Harrisburg.

College hosts MATHCOUNTS competition Feb. 3

Hershey Middle School will be seeking its fourth straight championship when teams from 25 area schools converge on Penn State Harrisburg Saturday, Feb. 3 for the 23rd annual MATHCOUNTS Competition.

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Faculty member awarded grant to research how terrorists learn

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member´s ongoing research is aimed at helping the U.S. Justice Department and law enforcement authorities thwart possible terrorist attacks against the United States.

University Alumni Association honors Harter

In honor of his tireless volunteer efforts on behalf of the University, Life Sciences Greenhouse Senior Vice President Kevin M. Harter, '90 IS, '05 MBA, has been named the recipient of one of the Alumni Association's most coveted honors.

Harter, chair of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers, received the University's Philip Philip Mitchell Service Award during formal ceremonies October 13 at University Park.

New, eight-court hoverter tennis complex dedicated

The new Hoverter Tennis Complex on campus was formally dedicated during noontime ceremonies Thursday, Aug. 31.

Mahar fund will enhance music offerings

Throughout his distinguished academic career, music and service to students were passions of Dr. William J. Mahar. His 35 years at Penn State Harrisburg included tenures as director of the School of Humanities from 1984 to 2002 and then as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs until his retirement this year.