Penn State Harrisburg


November 24, 2009

Building on years of research and two published books, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member has created a web site dedicated to profiling the historic African American emigration to Liberia.

November 24, 2009

Hershey High School’s vocal ensemble, “Cantabile,” will join Penn State Harrisburg’s student choir to herald the coming of the holiday season in a free public concert December 8 at 5:15 p.m. in the Morrison Gallery of the college library.

November 24, 2009
Jennifer Hammaker
Peter Idowu
Sairam Rudrabhatla
Shoba Potlakayala
Steve Brawley

Penn State Harrisburg recently hosted a “Research Symposium on EnerG,” an overview of the Innovation Transfer Network effort pairing area business with regional faculty and students on energy-related initiatives aimed at accelerating commercialization.

The symposium brought together all parties involved for an update on the partnerships progress.

November 24, 2009
Sen. Patricia Vance

State Senator Patricia H. Vance will deliver the keynote address when Penn State Harrisburg confers more than 500 undergraduate and graduate degrees during fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, December 19.

The ceremonies for students who have earned associate, bachelor’s master’s, and doctoral degrees will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Giant Center, Hershey.

November 16, 2009
Steve Vesce

Do you like M&Ms? Ever wonder where the blue M&Ms came from?

A free presentation on “Lessons Learned in Launching the Blue M&M,” featuring Steve Vesce, president and chief executive officer of the Hershey Management Group, LLC, comes to the Special Events Room on campus Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 6:15 p.m.

November 16, 2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s Learning Center peer tutor training program has earned a five-year recertification from the College Reading and Learning Association. With this certification, Penn State Harrisburg remains one of only seven certified colleges in the capital region.

The certification provides recognition and positive reinforcement for the tutors’ successful work and sets a standard of skills and training for tutors.

November 3, 2009
Dr. Marian Walters

A free, public symposium geared to a wide range of professionals will profile energy-related research and innovation at regional colleges on Friday, Nov. 13 at Penn State Harrisburg.

November 2, 2009

Little Shop of Horrors, with its man-eating plant Audrey II and toe-tapping music, comes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Olmsted Auditorium for a four-day run November 12 through 15.

Presented by the college’s Capital Players with a cast and crew of 24 undergraduate and graduate students, Little Shop of Horrors takes to the stage at 8 p.m. November 12, 13, and 14 with a 2 p.m. matinee November 15.

October 29, 2009
Ardyn Halter

A unique and powerful art exhibit addressing the Holocaust by acclaimed Israeli artist Ardyn Halter will be on public display in the Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room of Penn State Harrisburg’s library November 15 through April 15.

Entitled The Family I Never Knew, the prints and paintings “depict the Shoah (Holocaust) from the point of view of the second generation and also those were born after (it),” Halter explains.

October 29, 2009

A local consultant physician and surgeon will join three Penn State Harrisburg faculty experts to give a public “Six-Month Checkup of the Obama Administration” at noon Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The presentation in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building on campus is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6315.

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