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March 4, 2011
Ruth Ellen Gruber

Ruth Ellen Gruber will visit Penn State Harrisburg March 21 to discuss Jewish life in Eastern Europe today.  The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Morrison Gallery, Library.  Gruber’s exhibit, Remnants and Renaissance: Photographs by Ruth Ellen Gruber of Europe’s Jewish Heartland will be on display through May 1 in the college library’s Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room.  

March 4, 2011
Dr. Lance Watson

Dr. Lance Watson echoed the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. during a recent presentation at Penn State Harrisburg, advocating for equality, peace, and for Americans to come together.

Watson’s March 1 presentation was part of the Penn State Harrisburg 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Lecture Series. The senior pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Richmond, Va., Watson addressed the series topic, “A Socio-cultural Awakening: Rise Up!”

March 4, 2011
Lisa Gossels

Filmmaker and director Lisa Gossels had her work cut out for her when she decided to film her second documentary, “My So-Called Enemy,” an endeavor that would span eight years.

March 4, 2011

Ilecia Buckner gave a clear message to students attending her presentation – “give what you have learned to someone else; it can save lives.”

March 1, 2011
Men's basketball

The Penn State Harrisburg Nittany Lions men’s basketball team battled in a close North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship game Sunday, Feb. 27, losing in overtime to Wells College, 72-75, to end the season.

March 1, 2011
Brian Ostella, "Street vendor in Xi'an, China," [First place winner, People pictures, 2010 IIAC Photography contest].
Joshua Tyler Meckley, "Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China," [First place, Scenic pictures, 2010 IIAC photography contest].

Attention world travelers, international students, and amateur photographers! 

The International and Intercultural Photography Contest is looking for your best photos of other countries and cultures in four categories – people, scenic, urban life, and wildlife and nature – to help foster greater understanding of the world’s nations and people.   

February 28, 2011

Register today for the College Student Diversity Summit to be held March 25 in the Penn State Harrisburg Capital Union Building. The registration deadline is March 4; advance registration is required and seating is limited. The event is free for students, faculty, and staff of the sponsoring institutions: Penn State Harrisburg, Messiah College, Harrisburg Area Community College, and the Dauphin County Diversity Forum.

February 28, 2011
Kent Whiting

With the high rates of joblessness in the United States, how do graduating students standout during the interview process?  Penn State Harrisburg master of science in Information Systems graduate and Capital BlueCross Chief Information Officer Kent Whiting answered that question during a recent discussion with students about applying for jobs and internships. 

February 28, 2011
Lady Lions basketball

For the second consecutive season, Keuka College dashed the Penn State Harrisburg Lady Lions basketball team’s chances of a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship. The Keuka Storm defeated the Lions 71-59 Feb. 26 in the NEAC semi-finals.

Dorothea Dixon (Middletown/Middletown) led the team with a season high 17 points, seven rebounds and six steals. After an early Dixon layup, the Lions led until the 11:38 minute mark, when the Storm went on to lead for the rest of the game.

February 23, 2011
2011 NEAC Men's Basketball Championship Friday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 27

Penn State Harrisburg will host the 2011 NEAC Men's Basketball Championship Friday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 27.

On Saturday, Feb. 26 at 4:00 p.m., the number-one seeded Lions will play the winner of the Gallaudet University and Morrisville State game, with the Saturday winner advancing to the championship game on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 1:00 p.m. Penn State Harrisburg sealed the top spot and the opportunity to host the tournament after a win against Keuka College Feb. 20.

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