Penn State Harrisburg


Mon, 02/02/2009
Michael Kenney

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member is playing a lead role in the University’s international efforts to strengthen the fight against terrorism.

Mon, 02/02/2009

Midstate resident Ho-Thanh Nguyen, the founder and president of the Pennsylvania Immigrant Refugee Women‘s Network (PAIRWN), is the Feb. 5 presenter in Penn State Harrisburg‘s year-long Diversity Lecture Series.

Nguyen will discuss the immigrant experience at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.

Tue, 01/27/2009
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson “is tired of talking about diversity and about race.”

With that somewhat surprising statement, Johnson began his leadership workshop for students on campus January 22 with a focus on “diversimilarity.”

Tue, 01/27/2009
Penn State University Park Student Gospel Choir


“Essence of Joy,” the acclaimed student gospel choir from Penn State’s University Park campus, brings its enthusiastic performance to Penn State Harrisburg for a public concert Friday, Feb. 6.

The 7 p.m. presentation in the Capital Union Building, also featuring Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital College Choir, is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6029.

Tue, 01/27/2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to make higher education more convenient for adult learners residing or working in the Hershey area is off to a resounding start.

Introduced for the first time in January, courses delivered to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center which lead to credit certificates and an associate degree in Letters, Arts, and Sciences have attracted 88 students in the initial semester of the offerings.

Tue, 01/27/2009
Ursula Rucker

Acclaimed as one of the premiere spoken word recording artists in the music industry today, Ursula Rucker brings an intimate glimpse of urban reality to Penn State Harrisburg February 17 at 7 p.m.

Rucker’s appearance is free and open to the public on Stacks Stage in the Olmsted Building. For information, phone 717-948-6701.

Mon, 01/26/2009
Raceway to Success
William Forrey

“Speed Mentoring” came to Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, Jan. 22.

 Modeled after the popular speed dating concept, the event entitled “Your Raceway to Success” brought students and 11 Penn State Harrisburg alumni face-to-face with a focus on mentoring and careers. The 12:30 to 2 p.m. gathering in the Special Events Room afforded participating students the opportunity to interact with a number of alumni mentors over a short period of time.

Penn State alumni who volunteered as mentors for the students included:

Fri, 01/23/2009
Yuefeng Xie

The drinking water flowing from the tap in your home is mandated by the government to be pure and free from harmful byproducts.

But what happens when a system in Pennsylvania – especially a small public one – is found be in violation of regulations? It turns for assistance to the only centers of their type in the Commonwealth located at Penn State Harrisburg.

Wed, 01/21/2009

Penn State Harrisburg is launching a series of public discussions on current events starting Wednesday, Feb. 4 with a look at the nation’s financial crisis.

Featuring faculty from the college’s School of Business Administration, the presentation is free and open to the public at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. For information, phone 717-948-6303.

Tue, 01/20/2009

Area residents can learn how to balance doctoral study at Penn State Harrisburg with a busy personal schedule at an Information Night Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m.

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