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Chancellor’s Award to benefit highly qualified graduate students

The new Chancellor’s Award for Graduate Students at Penn State Harrisburg aims to provide recognition and financial assistance to the top 100 highly qualified graduate students planning to enroll at the college. Awarding will begin in fall 2018.

Penn State Harrisburg to celebrate Martin Luther King Day with 20th annual play

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities has partnered with PenOwl Productions to present the 20th annual Martin Luther King day play on Monday, January 15 at noon and Tuesday, January 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center, Capital Union Building on campus.

Integrated program leads to bachelor’s and MBA in five years

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration now offers an option for bachelor of science candidates in accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and project and supply chain management to enroll in an integrated, continuous program of study leading to both the bachelor’s degree, as well as a master of business administration (MBA).
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Faculty research on railway security leads to new book

Richard Young, professor of supply chain management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, collaborated with Jeremy Plant, professor emeritus of public policy in the college’s School of Public Affairs, and retired Lt. Col. Gary Gordon, adjunct professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on a book titled "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters," which provides an overview and assessment of the risks facing railways and rail networks.
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Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Penn State Harrisburg held its fall 2017 commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at the Giant Center in Hershey. More than 730 degrees were conferred with approximately 300 graduates in attendance. Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center located in Harrisburg, delivered the keynote address.
John Quiñones

ABC News correspondent and host John Quiñones to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Quiñones will present "What Would You Do? Words of Wisdom About Doing the Right Thing" on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Enrichment Center Theatre as part of the Student Affairs' Civility Series.
Jeannine Peterson

Jeannine D. Peterson to deliver fall 2017 commencement address

Jeannine D. Peterson, chief executive officer of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 16.
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Sharing stories bonds students and senior citizens, enhances quality of life

For several weeks of a human development and family studies course titled “Perspectives on Aging,” Penn State Harrisburg students were paired with residents at a continuing care retirement community to mine their memories and deepen their understanding of each other in ways they didn't expect.

Security Center launches grant program for Penn State faculty, researchers

The Center for Security Research and Education at Penn State invites University faculty and researchers to apply to its new grant program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State.

Women’s mentoring program opens doors for Penn State Harrisburg students

The Executive Women's Mentoring Program provides women business students at Penn State Harrisburg a valuable opportunity to have a mentor in the corporate world.