Literary works with topics ranging from organized labor to Harrisburg’s Bellevue Park were among those honored March 3 when Penn State Harrisburg recognized 12 faculty members at its annual Publishing Celebration.
Hosted by the college’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the annual event honors faculty, staff, and students whose works have been published in the past year. Honored at the 2010 celebration were:
Aching feet, sore backs, sleeplessness, and a remarkable feeling of exhilaration combined to make THON 2010 a memorable experience for two Penn State Harrisburg students.
T.J. Legel, a junior Mechanical Engineering Technology major from Morgantown, and Tori Haney, a sophomore Elementary Education major from Collegeville, found that enduring the 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping event February 19 to 21 was tough, but they would do it all again.
Frank LittleBear’s life mission can be summed up in a word – understanding.
A lecturer, musician, artist, and author, LittleBear has dedicated his life to researching and explaining the Native American histories and customs. But through his lectures, he espouses an appreciation of all races and cultures.
For her efforts to improve the quality of life in the minority community, Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Chiara Sabina has been named the winner of the Coretta Scott King Women for Diversity Award presented by Women Connect magazine.
An assistant professor of social science, Sabina was formally honored at the second annual Women ConnectAwards Celebration March 2 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.
One of the nation’s leading authorities on risk management, Carl Pritchard, will discuss the connection between risk and risk ethics in business when the Keystone Chapter of the Project Management Institute meets Wednesday, April 21 at Penn State Harrisburg.
The 6 p.m. networking session followed by the 6:30 lecture in the college’s Olmsted Auditorium are free and open to the public. For information, contact Lisa Marie Smith at 717-608-9813.