Penn State Harrisburg


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.

Tue, 01/20/2009
Richard Fiene

Child care is part of the daily routine for millions of American families with more than 12 million children under age 5 in some type of out-of-the-home facility each week.

As a result, the quality of these settings where children spend a large part of their time is a continuing matter of public and governmental concern.

Wed, 01/14/2009
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson will share his message of “diversimilarity” with Penn State Harrisburg students at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 in the Capital Union Building’s Student Center.

Mon, 01/05/2009
Dr. Dorothy King

Penn State Harrisburg’s community observance of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 19 will again include an original dramatic production and a musical celebration.

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