Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 11/06/2008
Jill S. Rumberger

The next installment in Penn State Harrisburg’s Faculty Seminar Series will feature a look at financial analysis in the health care industry.

Assistant Professor of Health Administration Jill S. Rumberger will draw from more than 25 years of private sector and academic experience to discuss “Return on Investment: Applications in Health Care” at noon Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Gallery Lounge.

Mon, 11/03/2008

A photographic exhibit and a lecture focusing on the history of the Jewish community in greater Harrisburg comes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies on November 17.

Fri, 10/31/2008
Dr. Mukund Kulkarni

Penn State Harrisburg writes another chapter in its expanding focus on global education this fall when a second delegation of Korean schoolteachers comes to campus for a month-long program to enhance their abilities in English while learning about American culture.

Fri, 10/24/2008

Penn State’s Commission for Women is sponsoring a study of parents at Penn State to better understand how they balance the dual responsibilities of work and family in the year following the birth or adoption of a child. Focus groups of tenure-line faculty and full-time staff will be held at the University Park campus and Penn State Harrisburg from November 11–19, 2008. This study is being conducted for research purposes.

Thu, 10/23/2008
Raffy Luquis

Community and multicultural health issues, with a particular focus on the Hispanic community, is the topic of the next installment of the year-long Penn State Harrisburg diversity lecture series on November 13.

The presentation by Associate Professor of Health Education Raffy Luquis will be at noon in the Morrison Gallery of the college library. The discussion is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.

Tue, 10/21/2008

It is well known and acknowledged that public policies are inherently complex.

Now, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member and two colleagues have co-authored a book designed to more fully explore the implications of using complexity theory for public analysis.

Tue, 10/21/2008

For most of recorded history pets have played a role in nearly every culture.

“The history of pet keeping has a lot to say about our changing ideas about human nature, about what constitutes a satisfying life,” says University of Delaware faculty member Kasey Grier who has turned her love of animals into an academic and research pursuit.

Thu, 10/16/2008

For the 16th consecutive year, teams of Penn State Harrisburg students are sharpening their skills in preparation for competition in the world’s most prestigious computer programming competition.

The two teams from Penn State Harrisburg will challenge teams from six other institutions Saturday, October 25 in the regional contest of the 32nd ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest sponsored by IBM at Shippensburg University.

Tue, 10/14/2008
Minnijean Brown Trickey


A smile covered the face of Minniejean Brown Trickey as she said, “History is not dead as long as I am alive.”

Mon, 10/13/2008
Salvatore D. Fazzolari

Salvatore D. Fazzolari, chairman and CEO of Harsco Corporation in Camp Hill, is Penn State Harrisburg’s 2008 Alumni Fellow.

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