Penn State Harrisburg


Tue, 08/04/2009
Christine Sears

Christine Sears, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Penn National Insurance, is Penn State Harrisburg’s 2009 Alumni Fellow.

Thu, 07/30/2009
Mo Amer

When his family fled Kuwait, refugee Mo Amer found a new home in Houston and grew up to be a comedian. Who knew he’d become a favorite with U.S. troops and on college campuses?

Amer brings his unique form of comedy to Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Village Community Center at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The performance is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6273.

Thu, 07/30/2009
Yuefeng Xie

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s longstanding commitment to protect the Commonwealth’s water quality and resources has earned praise from a statewide organization.

Tue, 07/28/2009
Thomas Eberlein

Thomas Eberlein has been appointed co-director of two centers on the Penn State Harrisburg campus which deliver training and problem-solving assistance to operators of public water systems in the Commonwealth.

Tue, 07/28/2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s nationally ranked Master of Public Administration (MPA) program has again earned reaccreditation from the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Tue, 07/21/2009
Chiara Sabina

Little data exists profiling the level of female victimization in the Latino community.

Supported by a grant from the National Institute of Justice, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member has embarked on a nation-wide research project to fill that void in the scholarship.

Tue, 07/21/2009
Bernadette Lear

Penn State Harrisburg Assistant Librarian Bernadette Lear played a key role in an American Library Association’s (ALA) effort to assist education majors at U.S. and Canadian colleges.

Lear, a member of the college library faculty since 2004, led a team of researchers in updating the ALA’s Directory of Curriculum Materials Centers which lists resources available to students at more than 200 higher education institutions.

Wed, 07/15/2009
Triparna Vasavada

Women leaders of the region’s nonprofits are receiving a professional helping hand from Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Triparna Vasavada.

Tue, 07/14/2009

A postcard exhibit available to the public through September 8 in Penn State Harrisburg’s library offers a glimpse at the “modern” American woman of the early 20th century through photos of “bathing beauties.”

The first two decades of the 20th century witnessed the emergence of a vibrant women’s movement and the birth of feminism.

Tue, 07/14/2009
David Witwer

In 1956, nationally syndicated labor columnist Victor Riesel was blinded in an organized crime-orchestrated sulfuric acid attack.

That tragic ambush on a New York City street is now the centerpiece of a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s ongoing research and upcoming third book on the history of journalism, organized crime, and labor racketeering.

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