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February 16, 2017
International Flags

On February 23 and 24, Penn State Harrisburg’s International Affairs Association/Rotaract Club will host the 45th annual Model United Nations conference. The two-day event provides high school students from central Pennsylvania the opportunity to discuss and develop solutions for major international issues and concerns.

February 16, 2017

Maly Jackson will present “A Walk to Freedom” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

February 16, 2017

Faculty members from several schools at Penn State Harrisburg will discuss the 2016 Nobel Prize winners as part of the college’s faculty seminar series on Wednesday, February 22 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

From the School of Business Administration, Dr. Sabri Yilmaz, instructor in economics, will present the Sveriges Riksbank Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (Winners: Oliver Hart and Bengt Holstrӧm).

February 14, 2017
Henry Glassie

As part of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration, the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities will present Henry Glassie, an internationally renowned author and educator and one of Penn State Harrisburg’s first faculty members, on Monday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus.

February 10, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg’s Diversity and Educational Equity Committee (DEEC) will host a screening of the locally produced film titled "African American Oral History Project: Part One" on Thursday, February 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium on campus.

February 9, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg has joined with the YWCA Greater Harrisburg to bring a dedicated, full-time sexual assault advocate to campus to assist the college in efforts to educate the campus community and provide support and assistance to survivors.

Lily Duarte, a Penn State Harrisburg alumna, will assist the college in providing bystander intervention programming; bringing awareness and education to the campus related to sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and human trafficking; and providing direct services to survivors.

February 9, 2017
Book display featuring black authors

To celebrate Black History Month and highlight African American authors, the Office of Student Life at Penn State Harrisburg will host an African American Read-In on Tuesday, February 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building on campus.

February 8, 2017
Dr. Sai Kakuturu, associate professor of civil engineering

Dr. Sai Kakuturu, associate professor of civil engineering from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology will present "Why do sinkholes form? Why do dams/levees break? New insights using x-ray microCT" on Wednesday, February 15 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

February 7, 2017
Joel Spring

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education’s Colloquium Series, Dr. Joel Spring, an education professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center in Queens, New York, will present “From Education and the Rise of the Corporate State To Education in the Trump Era” on Wednesday, February 8 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus.

February 6, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg will host the second in a series of public forums focused on implementing the University’s long-range Strategic Plan on Thursday, February 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.  The topic of the forum will be “Enhancing Health.”

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