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Tue, 03/03/2009

One of 14 Humphrey Fellows visiting Penn State this year has found a wealth of educational and cultural opportunities at Penn State Harrisburg.

The Humphrey Fellowship Program is a U.S.-funded one-year opportunity offering academic and professional development to mid-career professionals from foreign nations. This year, Hoa Thi Thanh Li from Vietnam is one of the Fellows visiting Penn State in the program housed in its College of Education.

Tue, 03/03/2009
Robin Veder

A pioneering artist’s effort to connect breathing with art comprises the newest exhibit at University Park’s Palmer Museum of Art.

Co-curated by Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Robin Veder, “Breathing Motions: Figure Studies by Arthur B. Davies,” is open to the public through May 2. Veder will offer a gallery tour on Friday, April 24 at 12:10 p.m.

Mon, 03/02/2009
Go Red 2009

To increase awareness of heart disease in women, employees in the Swatara Building recently “went red.”

Mon, 03/02/2009
Marc Lamont Hill

Marc Lamont Hill has a message for the Hip-Hop Generation – think, act, love, and be brave.

Considered one of America’s youngest members of the growing body of “Hip-Hop Intellectuals,” Hill brought his message of hope and deep reflection to the Morrison Gallery in the Penn State Harrisburg library Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Mon, 03/02/2009
Ministers Conference

Penn State Harrisburg Continuing Education’s success in developing leadership training for the region’s professionals has earned a pair of awards from the Interdenominational Ministers Conference (IMC).

Mon, 03/02/2009

Four Penn State Harrisburg departments and organizations are partnering to present a slate of campus events celebrating Women’s History Month in March.

Sponsored by the Commission for Women, Campus Life and Intercultural Affairs, Alumni Relations, and the Lion Ambassadors, the events include:

Sun, 03/01/2009

Three Penn State Harrisburg faculty researchers have proven an educational program built around a simple disposable camera enhances learning for both children and teachers in preschool settings.

Wed, 02/25/2009
Rev. Dr. Millicent Hunter

The Rev. Dr. Millicent Hunter knows personally that success is built many times in small steps.

In 1992, she started The Baptist Worship Center in a row house in West Philadelphia with just five members. That ministry has now grown to a congregation of more than 4,000 and Hunter has gone on to become an award-winning author and world-wide religious leader.

Tue, 02/24/2009
Robert Del Tredici

A photo exhibit profiling the people of Three Mile Island highlights March public events at Penn State Harrisburg marking the 30th anniversary of the nuclear accident at TMI.

Mon, 02/23/2009
Richard Fiene

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.”

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