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Bachnak named director, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology

Penn State Harrisburg has announced the appointment of Dr. Rafic “Ray” Bachnak as director of the college’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Athletics to add track and field teams in 2014-15

Penn State Harrisburg announced today that it will add an intercollegiate men’s and women’s track and field program. The teams will begin competing in the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) in 2014-15 during the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament

Take a swing at golf to benefit Penn State Harrisburg athletics

Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes and be automatically entered to play for a chance to win $1 million at the fourth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. and Nittany Village. To be held Sept. 27 at 8:00 a.m.

School of Business Administration maintains AACSB accreditation

Following a recent Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) re-accreditation, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration maintains a distinction held by less than five percent of the world’s business programs.

Trevor Dombach

Engineering student receives national leadership award

Trevor Dombach, Penn State Harrisburg civil engineering major, of Lititz, has received the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Leadership Award. Dombach is the current president of the college’s ASCE chapter, which was chartered three years ago.

(Left to right) Dr. Roderick Lee, Chapter Honoree Susan Steadman, former Chapter Honoree Sal Fazzolari, and Dr. Richard Young

Students join business honor society

Forty-six students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration recently were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

IST student receives poetry prize

Ayushman Khazanchi, a senior information science and technology major at Penn State Harrisburg, of Gurgaon, India, received the Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller Poetry Prize, part of the Academy of American Poets’ (AAP) University and College Poetry Prizes program. This is the first year the college participated in the prize program. The award is open only to Penn State Harrisburg students.

Awards ceremony recognizes student achievement

Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2013 Student Awards Ceremony.

Construction will close parts of College Avenue and O Street by the Capital Union Building and Education Activity Building.

Campus road closures starting May 20

Portions of College Avenue and O Street will close on Monday, May 20 while underground utilities are installed as part of the new Educational Activities Building (EAB) expansion. The roads are expected to reopen on Friday, May 24.

Keystone Health Promotion Conference

College hosts health education conference June 18-20

The Keystone Health Promotion Conference, hosted by Penn State Harrisburg, will explore all areas of health and personal wellness for health promotion professionals and will feature three nationally renowned keynote speakers. The conference will be held at the college, June 18-20 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with social activities on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.

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