After decades which included genocide, political ostracism, anti-Semitism, isolation, denial, and forced emigration, Poland is finally coming to grips with the history of its Jewish culture and history.
Midstate resident Ho-Thanh Nguyen, the founder and president of the Pennsylvania Immigrant Refugee Women‘s Network (PAIRWN), is the Feb. 5 presenter in Penn State Harrisburg‘s year-long Diversity Lecture Series.
Nguyen will discuss the immigrant experience at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.
Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to make higher education more convenient for adult learners residing or working in the Hershey area is off to a resounding start.
Introduced for the first time in January, courses delivered to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center which lead to credit certificates and an associate degree in Letters, Arts, and Sciences have attracted 88 students in the initial semester of the offerings.
“Speed Mentoring” came to Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, Jan. 22.
Modeled after the popular speed dating concept, the event entitled “Your Raceway to Success” brought students and 11 Penn State Harrisburg alumni face-to-face with a focus on mentoring and careers. The 12:30 to 2 p.m. gathering in the Special Events Room afforded participating students the opportunity to interact with a number of alumni mentors over a short period of time.
Penn State alumni who volunteered as mentors for the students included: