Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 03/05/2009

Who was the first black woman to be granted a patent? Who was the first black heavyweight champion who was also an inventor? Who was the first black person to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?

These are the types of questions that will be posed to teams from eight area schools when they vie for the top prize in the 20th annual High Achievers Academic Bowl at Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, March 24.

Wed, 03/04/2009
NCATE Accreditation
NCATE Celebration
NCATE Letter

Penn State Harrisburg’s Teacher Education Unit reached an historic milestone in November.

On March 3, the unit, the college its School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, and the external community formally celebrated the accomplishment

Tue, 03/03/2009

Placing output ahead of outcomes can lead to failure or even tragedy for organizations, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member asserts.

Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management Stephan Brady profiled his thoughts in the February 25 installment of the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

Tue, 03/03/2009

“I once worshipped at the altar of Skittles,” says comedian Michelle Garb.

Tue, 03/03/2009

One of 14 Humphrey Fellows visiting Penn State this year has found a wealth of educational and cultural opportunities at Penn State Harrisburg.

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a U.S.-funded one-year opportunity offering academic and professional development to mid-career professionals from foreign nations. This year, Hoa Thi Thanh Li from Vietnam is one of the Fellows visiting Penn State in the program housed in its College of Education.

Tue, 03/03/2009
Robin Veder

A pioneering artist’s effort to connect breathing with art comprises the newest exhibit at University Park’s Palmer Museum of Art.

Co-curated by Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Robin Veder, “Breathing Motions: Figure Studies by Arthur B. Davies,” is open to the public through May 2. Veder will offer a gallery tour on Friday, April 24 at 12:10 p.m.

Mon, 03/02/2009
Go Red 2009

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

Mon, 03/02/2009
Marc Lamont Hill

Marc Lamont Hill has a message for the Hip-Hop Generation – think, act, love, and be brave.

Considered one of America’s youngest members of the growing body of “Hip-Hop Intellectuals,” Hill brought his message of hope and deep reflection to the Morrison Gallery in the Penn State Harrisburg library Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Mon, 03/02/2009
Ministers Conference

Penn State Harrisburg Continuing Education’s success in developing leadership training for the region’s professionals has earned a pair of awards from the Interdenominational Ministers Conference (IMC).

Mon, 03/02/2009

Four Penn State Harrisburg departments and organizations are partnering to present a slate of campus events celebrating Women’s History Month in March.

Sponsored by the Commission for Women, Campus Life and Intercultural Affairs, Alumni Relations, and the Lion Ambassadors, the events include:

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