An independent online service has rated Penn State Harrisburg the safest college campus in Pennsylvania and one of the safest in the nation.
StateUniversity.com, which ranks the nation’s colleges and universities in a variety of topics ranging from academics to overall enrollment, rates the Penn State Harrisburg campus as having the lowest incidence of serious crime in the Commonwealth.
Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to be a leader in sustainability was the focus of a recent public symposium.
Entitled “Sustainable Living: Concepts of sustainability and how communities and individual citizens can lead a more sustainable, environmentally friendly life,” the presentation was an installment in the Academic Perspectives on Current Events series hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.
Hershey High School’s vocal ensemble, “Cantabile,” shared the stage with the Penn State Harrisburg student choir December 8 for a concert heralding the coming of the holiday season entitled “Faiths of Our Fathers.”
Hasia R. Diner brought her quest to dismantle the notion of American Jewish “forgetfulness” of the Holocaust to Penn State Harrisburg’s Gallery Lounge recently with an hour-long presentation of her research findings.
In rebutting the idea of forgetfulness, Diner says “…deed by deed, American Jews of the postwar years made themselves custodians of the memory of the Holocaust” as she launched into examples of how Jews “built a memorial culture to give the Holocaust a place.”
New minors in Sociology and Psychology are now available to undergraduate students at Penn State Harrisburg.
The 18-credit minors were added this fall “due to continued student requests,” says Associate Professor of Sociology Kamini Grahame. “We already had established baccalaureate majors in the two disciplines, so it made sense to offer the minors.”