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.
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.
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.
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.
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.