Penn State Harrisburg


April 27, 2010
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Penn State Harrisburg student researchers recently presented their work to state senators and representatives to raise awareness of alternative energy sources.

Freshman Michael Chennavasin, junior Allison Funk, and junior Matthew Reitzel showcased recent progress on a biofuels research project at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol day (URC-PA) on March 23. The event brings together students, faculty, and Pennsylvania legislators to share the experiences of students engaged in research or scholarship.

April 26, 2010

The work of Penn State Harrisburg’s Black Student Union (BSU) to expand awareness of the value of diversity in education and in the community is being formally recognized by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Pennsylvania.

The BSU will receive the Youth Achievement Award at the organization’s 18th annual celebration May 28 at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.

April 19, 2010

Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital College Choir will present its annual spring concert Tuesday, April 27 at 5:15 p.m. in the Morrison Gallery, located in the campus library.

April 19, 2010

Professionals seeking graduate study in electrical engineering now have two choices at Penn State Harrisburg.

Building on its established Master of Engineering program in electrical engineering, the college now is offering a Master of Science program in electrical engineering with an expanded research focus to address the needs of full-time students.

April 8, 2010
Cheng Kung

Since his 1979 graduation with a bachelor’s degree from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Civil Engineering Y. Frank Chen has built an international reputation.

His alma mater recognized his accomplishments recently when it presented him with its Outstanding Alumni Award.

April 8, 2010
Barbara Marinak
Shanetia Clark

The stereotypical school bully of past generations was easy to identify – the playground brute victimizing those weaker and vulnerable.

But today’s typical bully is a far cry from that tough guy or girl who made life miserable for others. And the consequences have escalated tragically. In one week recently, a 13-year-old hanged himself in a Texas barn, an 8-year-old jumped out of a two-story building in Houston, and nine Massachusetts teenagers face jail time after allegedly harassing a 15-year-old girl so mercilessly that she killed herself.

April 8, 2010
Black Student Union members

A presentation created by Penn State Harrisburg’s Black Student Union (BSU) was a featured ingredient in the Pennsylvania National Association of Multicultural Educators annual conference March 26 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

April 8, 2010
Danielle Boisvert

What is the impact of parenting on the level of self–control and delinquency among brothers and sisters? Why do young males exhibit lower levels of self-control?

These are two key questions Penn State Harrisburg Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Danielle Boisvert hopes to answer in a research project with criminal justice graduate student and Middletown resident Justine Taylor.

April 8, 2010

The community Earth Day celebration returns to Penn State Harrisburg April 22 with educational and fun activities for all ages.

April 8, 2010

Penn State Harrisburg, with the largest selection of master’s and doctoral programs in the region, is hosting a Graduate School Open House at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 20 in the campus library.
Persons attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with faculty, obtain application, registration, and financial aid information, and learn about Penn State Harrisburg’s 23 master’s and three doctoral programs. Certificate and certification programs are also available.

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