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Sun, 04/12/2009
Dr. Barbara Sims

Penn State Harrisburg’s respected resident undergraduate Criminal Justice major is among the first in the nation to earn certification from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

The resident major joins those at the University of Baltimore and Fayetteville State University in North Carolina as the select three to be endorsed by ACJS in its first year of national certification.

Sun, 04/12/2009

Writing can be good for your health, a Penn State Harrisburg researcher contends.

Assistant Professor of English Composition and Humanities Julie Kearney profiled more than 20 years of research in a recent seminar on campus entitled “Writing, Learning, Healing: Some Unconscious Aspects of Communications.”

Sun, 04/12/2009
Jennifer Storm

Jennifer Storm almost lost her life to alcohol and drugs as a young teen. She picked up the pieces and escaped the grip of addiction before she was 20.

Wed, 04/08/2009
Dr. Madlyn L. Hanes
Jason Ketter, Director, Office of Development

 

Last week, Penn State Harrisburg received a historic philanthropic contribution. At $3 million, it is the College’s largest single donation ever and will provide an unprecedented boost to aid students and develop programs.

Tue, 04/07/2009
Barbara Marinak

For many years, educators and researchers have warned against giving children prizes or money for performance in school.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty member and reading specialist Barbara Marinak echoes that warning but includes what she has found to be the best incentive to encourage children to read – a book!

Tue, 04/07/2009

For their lifelong dedication to Holocaust education and Jewish studies, Penn State Harrisburg is honoring Harrisburg residents Doris and Kurt Moses at a tribute dinner April 30 at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Harrisburg.

Mon, 04/06/2009

Penn State Harrisburg business students will benefit from a faculty member’s selection as editor-in-chief of a new international journal.

Professor of Management and International Business Refik Culpan will utilize the various perspectives shared in The International Journal of Strategic Alliances to strengthen his classroom instruction.

Mon, 04/06/2009

“You have to fight racism with your mind, not your fists.”

That was the message for those gathered in the Gallery Lounge on campus March 31 to hear T.J. Leyden, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead who uses first-hand experience from his years in the movement to describe the violence and growth of racist organizations throughout the nation.

Thu, 04/02/2009

Penn State Harrisburg graduates and their guests are invited to attend the college’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner Friday, April 17 when the college will honor alumni and students for their professional and campus accomplishments.

Wed, 04/01/2009

Each year, 500 or more schoolchildren participate in the region’s most extensive and ambitious summer educational opportunity – Penn State Harrisburg’s Summer Youth Program.

This year, an expanded lineup of nearly 100 age-group camps will greet children from 7 to 18 years of age during the weeks of June 15, June 22, July 6, July 13, and July 20.

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