Two of Penn State Harrisburg’s many accomplished graduates – Ralph J. Papa and Jeffrey B. Miller – have been honored as Distinguished Alumni of the University.
Papa, chairman of Citizens Bank in Pennsylvania, and Miller, director of Strategic Security Programs of the National Football League, were honored Friday, June 5 in formal ceremonies at University Park with six other Penn State graduates.
The educational partnership between Penn State Harrisburg’s MBA program and its students doesn’t end with graduation.
Those MBA professionals – more than 900 of them who reside in the Harrisburg area – create a comprehensive network of experience and assistance at the disposal of fellow grads and area firms facing corporate challenges.
Security Penn State Harrisburg is playing a lead role in the University’s homeland security education efforts throughout the Commonwealth.
The college’s School of Public Affairs is the academic home for Penn State’s new postbaccalaureate certificate in Homeland Security and Defense which will offer its first course in the fall 2009 semester.
Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Kimetta Hariston’s commitment to expand community awareness of the value of diversity in education has earned an award from the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Pennsylvania.
It’s difficult to determine who gained the most from the work of three Penn State Harrisburg American Studies majors at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg – the facility itself or the graduate students.