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Tue, 04/07/2009
Barbara Marinak

For many years, educators and researchers have warned against giving children prizes or money for performance in school.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty member and reading specialist Barbara Marinak echoes that warning but includes what she has found to be the best incentive to encourage children to read – a book!

Tue, 04/07/2009

For their lifelong dedication to Holocaust education and Jewish studies, Penn State Harrisburg is honoring Harrisburg residents Doris and Kurt Moses at a tribute dinner April 30 at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Harrisburg.

Mon, 04/06/2009

Penn State Harrisburg business students will benefit from a faculty member’s selection as editor-in-chief of a new international journal.

Professor of Management and International Business Refik Culpan will utilize the various perspectives shared in The International Journal of Strategic Alliances to strengthen his classroom instruction.

Mon, 04/06/2009

“You have to fight racism with your mind, not your fists.”

That was the message for those gathered in the Gallery Lounge on campus March 31 to hear T.J. Leyden, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead who uses first-hand experience from his years in the movement to describe the violence and growth of racist organizations throughout the nation.

Thu, 04/02/2009

Penn State Harrisburg graduates and their guests are invited to attend the college’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner Friday, April 17 when the college will honor alumni and students for their professional and campus accomplishments.

Wed, 04/01/2009

Each year, 500 or more schoolchildren participate in the region’s most extensive and ambitious summer educational opportunity – Penn State Harrisburg’s Summer Youth Program.

This year, an expanded lineup of nearly 100 age-group camps will greet children from 7 to 18 years of age during the weeks of June 15, June 22, July 6, July 13, and July 20.

Mon, 03/30/2009
Grease

Grease will be the word at Penn State Harrisburg April 16 through 19.

The college’s student Capitol Players are bringing the Pink Ladies and the T-Birds to the Olmsted Auditorium stage for four public performances of one of most popular musicals in Broadway history.

Mon, 03/30/2009

Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration faculty member Rhoda Joseph has been honored as the Technology Educator of the Year by the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania.

Mon, 03/30/2009

“Good writing begins with good research,” says Penn State Harrisburg Instructor in Writing Jen Hirt.

A professional writer as well as a teacher, Hirt uses her continual research to improve her teaching and, as she says, “help me create better writers.”

Wed, 03/25/2009
Book Publishing Celebration

Books ranging from hunting in Pennsylvania, to business improvement districts, to a pictorial history of Steelton were among those honored March 19 when Penn State Harrisburg recognized 10 faculty members at its annual Publishing Celebration.

Hosted by the college’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the annual event honors faculty, staff, and students whose works have been published in the past year.

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