Penn State Harrisburg


Wed, 05/06/2009
Boobies Ball Check Presentation

A regional fight against breast cancer has received another financial boost from Penn State Harrisburg students.

For the fourth year in a row, the student Lion Ambassadors hosted a “Boobies Ball” with all proceeds going to the Middletown-based Feel Your Boobies Foundation founded by Leigh Hurst. This year’s event netted more than $1,500 for the charity and brings to nearly $6,000 the total raised in the four dances.

Wed, 05/06/2009
Dr. Stephen Schappe

Following a national search, Penn State Harrisburg has appointed Stephen P. Schappe director of its School of Business Administration.

An associate professor of management who has served as interim director of the school for the past three years, Schappe’s appointment was announced by Chancellor Madlyn L. Hanes.

Wed, 05/06/2009

Jennifer Storm describes herself from age 12 to 22 as “blackout girl.” Today, she is a “grateful” recovering alcoholic and drug addict.

Now the Executive Director of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program in Harrisburg, Storm brought her story of how she came through her personal 10-year darkness to create a life of accomplishment and joy to Penn State Harrisburg’s Gallery Lounge April 28.

Mon, 04/27/2009

Harrisburg, Pa. — Penn State's impact extends well beyond its teaching and research. In fact, Penn State is Pennsylvania's largest economic engine, generating more than $17 billion a year in overall economic impact and supporting more than 67,000 jobs.  Penn State Harrisburg was responsible for $135.1 million of that amount and a direct employment impact of 656 jobs coupled with an indirect impact of 780 more.

Thu, 04/23/2009

The following students attained Dean's List status at Penn State Harrisburg for the fall 2008 semester.

Thu, 04/23/2009

A prestigious Fulbright-funded research project is the latest effort by Cynthia Mara to improve long-term care for aging and ill Americans.

Mon, 04/20/2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital College Choir will share the stage with The CD Singers of Central Dauphin High School April 28 when the college hosts its annual spring concert with the theme of “I Hear America Singing.”

The 5:15 p.m. presentation in the Morrison Gallery of the college library is free and open to the public. For information, phone 948-6029.

Thu, 04/16/2009
Judge Jeannine Turgeon

Dauphin County Judge Jeannine Turgeon will make the final presentation in Penn State Harrisburg’s year-long Diversity Lecture Series April 21.

Turgeon will deliver her lecture focusing on diverse issues in judicial affairs at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The discussion is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.

Thu, 04/16/2009
Shadow of the Racketeer: Scandal in Organized Labor

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s ongoing research into the nation’s historic periods of labor corruption has resulted in a book profiling organized crime’s move into union racketeering in the 1930s.

Tue, 04/14/2009
David C. Han, M.D.

The current and 75th president of the Penn State Alumni Association, David C. Han, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s May 16 commencement ceremonies.

The college will confer more than 500 undergraduate and graduate degrees during the ceremonies which begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Giant Center, Hershey.

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