It’s common knowledge that quality child care is a crucial factor in a child’s future success in school.
The state’s Secretary of Education Gerald Zahorchak has stated, “One of the strongest arguments for quality early education is that it can help children who would otherwise enter school without the necessary skills … bridge the achievement gap before it even begins.”
One of Penn State Harrisburg’s longest-running and successful outreach partnerships with the community – the Model United Nations – comes to campus for the 37th consecutive year February 19 through 21.
Acclaimed as one of the premiere spoken word recording artists in the music industry today, Ursula Rucker brought her feminine views of urban reality to Penn State Harrisburg February 17.
The final installment in a series of spoken word and poetry events on campus arranged by junior Communications major Jade Lauren Johnson from Philadelphia, Rucker’s hour-long performance ranged from upbeat, songlike selections to dark laments and several poems that appeared to tell her own story.
“Web, Sizzle, and Roll” is headed to Penn State Harrisburg March 24, 25, and 26.
Aimed at enabling evening students an opportunity to connect with each other and with the college’s Office of Career Services while obtaining an introduction to relevant career information, the events will be from 5 to 6 p.m. in the main lobby of Olmsted Building.
A “Tale of Two Cities” came to Penn State Harrisburg, but it was of a nuclear variety, not Charles Dickens.
The two cities – Middletown and Waynesboro, Ga. -- were profiled by Associate Professor of Community Psychology Holly Angelique Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the latest installment of the faculty seminar series hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.
For the third year, Penn State Harrisburg is the educational leader in providing schoolteachers from throughout America an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the college and its School of Humanities a $175,000 grant to support summer workshops for 80 teachers in Philadelphia and a free web site available to anyone aimed at increasing understanding and awareness of the role Franklin played in the founding of the nation.
Penn State Harrisburg graduate Jeanne Campbell Suehr has earned honorable mention honors in the 2009 Carnegie Science Awards’ High School Educator Award, which recognizes innovation in inspiring students to understand, appreciate and apply science, and the extent that these innovations are disseminated.
Suehr earned a master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum from the college in 2002.