Penn State Harrisburg


March 2, 2010
Frank LittleBear

Frank LittleBear’s life mission can be summed up in a word – understanding.

A lecturer, musician, artist, and author, LittleBear has dedicated his life to researching and explaining the Native American histories and customs. But through his lectures, he espouses an appreciation of all races and cultures.

March 2, 2010

Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math fields are going unfilled because the number of students earning college degrees in these disciplines is not meeting workforce demands.

For the fourth straight year, Penn State Harrisburg is joining with six local school districts to foster awareness of those careers for 120 ninth graders on March 10.

March 2, 2010
Chiara Sabina

For her efforts to improve the quality of life in the minority community, Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Chiara Sabina has been named the winner of the Coretta Scott King Women for Diversity Award presented by Women Connect magazine.

An assistant professor of social science, Sabina was formally honored at the second annual Women ConnectAwards Celebration March 2 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.

March 2, 2010

WordFest 2010, a free evening conference for Kindergarten through college educators, comes to the Capital Area Intermediate Unit in Summerdale from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25.

Designed to explore best practices for teaching and encouraging reading and writing, WordFest is sponsored by the Capital Area Writing Project (CAWP) headquartered at Penn State Harrisburg.

March 1, 2010

One of the nation’s leading authorities on risk management, Carl Pritchard, will discuss the connection between risk and risk ethics in business when the Keystone Chapter of the Project Management Institute meets Wednesday, April 21 at Penn State Harrisburg.

The 6 p.m. networking session followed by the 6:30 lecture in the college’s Olmsted Auditorium are free and open to the public. For information, contact Lisa Marie Smith at 717-608-9813.

February 28, 2010

More than 20 undergraduate and graduate students will explain the results of their academic research to the campus community at the fifth annual Penn State Harrisburg Student Symposium Friday, March 19.

February 23, 2010
Go Red

To increase awareness of heart disease in women, employees in the Swatara Building recently “went red.”

Donning red apparel, the staff members celebrated the American Heart Association’s “Go Red” campaign focusing on women and heart disease. “More women die of heart disease than all other causes of death combined. More women than men die from cardiovascular disease which is why women need to be aware of their risk factors,” says an edition of The Medical Minute, a service of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

February 19, 2010
Live Radio

A bit of broadcast history will come to life as the creator of As Darkness Falls brings two episodes of the hybrid TV/radio horror anthology series to Penn State Harrisburg, Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The 7 p.m. production is free and open to the public in the Olmsted Building auditorium. For information, phone 717-948-6189.

February 18, 2010

From fashionista moms, to Michael Jackson death humor, to Gettysburg, research by Penn State Harrisburg students will be featured when the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association hosts its annual conference at La Salle University in Philadelphia March 19 and 20.

February 18, 2010
Annie Belt

One of America’s most celebrated photographers, Annie Griffiths Belt, has gained a reputation over her 30-year career for being able to bridge the divide between her camera and people of distant cultures and beliefs.

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