Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 10/15/2009
Jamiel Terry

Jamiel Terry’s “new approach to gay activism” begins with effecting social change before pushing for political change.

The estranged son of Randall Terry, one of America’s most outspoken opponents of abortion and homosexuality, Jamiel brought his personal story and “new approach” to Penn State Harrisburg in a Gallery Lounge presentation hosted by the college’s Multicultural Academic Excellence Program.

Thu, 10/15/2009

Alina Fernandez, the daughter of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, has no desire to return to her totalitarian homeland following his death.

“I won’t be the first one on the first plane after he dies,” she told a packed Capital Union Building Student Center at Penn State Harrisburg Wednesday, Oct. 6. “I am an enemy (of Cuba)” and would be treated like one if I returned, she adds.

Thu, 10/15/2009

The Capital Area Writing Project (CAWP) at Penn State Harrisburg has scheduled a number of public events in observance of National Writing Day.

Created by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) "to help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft," the National Day on Writing will be celebrated in a number of ways.

Thu, 10/15/2009

The art work of Lancaster Countian Milt Friedly is on exhibit in the Penn State Harrisburg library through October 24.

Entitled “Remnant – Mixed Media Printmaking and Other Curious Objects,” the exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thu, 10/15/2009
Lori D. Ginzberg

Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s most recent biographer, Penn State Professor of History and Women‘s Studies Lori D. Ginzberg, will profile the nineteenth-century feminist during a free public book talk presentation at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 in the Morrison Gallery of the Penn State Harrisburg library.

Thu, 10/15/2009

The consensus of a panel of experts addressing health care reform in America is that change will come, but it will be in increments.

Thu, 10/15/2009

Penn State Harrisburg is a key partner in a federally funded University initiative aimed at encouraging Pennsylvania school students to consider college majors which lead to careers in the U.S. intelligence community.

Thu, 10/15/2009

An Australian scholar will share his extensive research in applied behavior analysis during a public presentation Monday, Oct. 19 at Penn State Harrisburg.

The discussion by Oliver Mudford, director of the applied behavior analysis program at the University of Auckland, will be a 6:30 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The event is free and open to the public.

Thu, 10/15/2009

The founder of the student Paranormal Research Society at Penn State University Park and now a producer and cast member of “Paranormal State” on the A&E Network, Ryan Buell recently brought his spirit-hunting message to Penn State Harrisburg.

Wed, 10/07/2009
Raise the Song

Choirs from six Penn State campuses will “Raise the Song!” in a free public concert Oct. 28 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.

The landmark event for the University and Penn State Harrisburg will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Sunoco Performance Theater. Tickets and information are available by phoning 948-6470.

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