A regional fight against breast cancer has received another financial boost from Penn State Harrisburg students.
For the fourth year in a row, the student Lion Ambassadors hosted a “Boobies Ball” with all proceeds going to the Middletown-based Feel Your Boobies Foundation founded by Leigh Hurst. This year’s event netted more than $1,500 for the charity and brings to nearly $6,000 the total raised in the four dances.
Jennifer Storm describes herself from age 12 to 22 as “blackout girl.” Today, she is a “grateful” recovering alcoholic and drug addict.
Now the Executive Director of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program in Harrisburg, Storm brought her story of how she came through her personal 10-year darkness to create a life of accomplishment and joy to Penn State Harrisburg’s Gallery Lounge April 28.
Harrisburg, Pa. — Penn State's impact extends well beyond its teaching and research. In fact, Penn State is Pennsylvania's largest economic engine, generating more than $17 billion a year in overall economic impact and supporting more than 67,000 jobs. Penn State Harrisburg was responsible for $135.1 million of that amount and a direct employment impact of 656 jobs coupled with an indirect impact of 780 more.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital College Choir will share the stage with The CD Singers of Central Dauphin High School April 28 when the college hosts its annual spring concert with the theme of “I Hear America Singing.”
The 5:15 p.m. presentation in the Morrison Gallery of the college library is free and open to the public. For information, phone 948-6029.
Dauphin County Judge Jeannine Turgeon will make the final presentation in Penn State Harrisburg’s year-long Diversity Lecture Series April 21.
Turgeon will deliver her lecture focusing on diverse issues in judicial affairs at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The discussion is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.
A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s ongoing research into the nation’s historic periods of labor corruption has resulted in a book profiling organized crime’s move into union racketeering in the 1930s.