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Tue, 11/11/2008

America has spoken – definitively.

Barack Obama will be the nation’s 44 th President.

In a storied election, the American public voted overwhelmingly for change as the nation struggles with serious problems – both at home and abroad.

Tue, 11/11/2008

A presentation on the Flashpoints model and public order policing in Australia comes to Penn State Harrisburg November 18 at noon in the Special Events Room. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tue, 11/11/2008

Penn State Harrisburg graduate Robert D. Jackson’s many years of service as a human resource professional has been saluted with a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development.

Tue, 11/11/2008

Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to achieve national accreditation of its professional academic programs whenever the opportunity exists has reached an historic milestone.

The college has just been informed that its Teacher Education Unit, which consists of undergraduate and graduate programs, has earned full accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Thu, 11/06/2008

Educators and environmentalists interested in studying coral reefs can take advantage of a Penn State Harrisburg Continuing Education-sponsored study tour to Honduras in July 2009.

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.

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