New strategic investments targeted to increase the use of recyclable materials will help manufacturers manage energy costs, reduce pollution and bolster local recycling collection programs, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced.
Gov. Rendell announced $950,000 to continue the progress being made by the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center on the Penn State Harrisburg campus in expanding and developing markets for recovered materials, and stimulating demand for products with recycled content.
As a poet and spoken word artist, Joaquin Zihuatanejo strives to capture the duality of his culture – the Chicano culture.
Born and raised in the barrio of East Dallas, Zihuatanejo brings his award-winning performance to Penn State Harrisburg’s Gallery Lounge at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6273.
Penn State Harrisburg’s second annual diversity lecture series begins its 2008-09 slate of events October 20 with a focus on music and drama from acclaimed actor, composer, and performer Grenoldo Frazier.
The morning of Sept. 11, 2001 began typically for New York City firefighter Jay Jonas.
Sipping a cup of coffee and finishing a bowl of Wheaties, he heard a loud jet overhead and then a very loud boom. The first plane had struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center and Jonas’ life was about to change indescribably.
With the presidential election less than two months away, Americans are faced with examining and making sense of a variety of major and many times quite complicated issues.
With the luxury of drawing on a depth of faculty scholarship and research expertise, Penn State Harrisburg has assembled an interdisciplinary blend of academic experts supplemented by leaders from government to help area residents sort through the issues in a series of Wednesday public discussions beginning September 17.
Penn State Harrisburg, with the largest selection of master’s and doctoral programs in the region, is hosting a Graduate School Information Night at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25 in the campus library.
Persons attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with faculty, obtain application, registration, and financial aid information, and learn about Penn State Harrisburg’s 22 master’s and three doctoral programs. Certificate and certification programs are also available.
The Fall 2008 Humanities Graduate Lecture at Penn State Harrisburg will feature a presentation on how we learn to read pictures.
The lecture by Dartmouth College Professor Emeritus of English James A.W. Heffernan will be in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building at 7 p.m. October 6. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6194.
Students interested in taking part in the college’s upcoming study tour to Peru have until September 22 to register.
The 3-credit trip is one of eight international study opportunities available to Penn State Harrisburg students in 2008-2009. Other locations planned are Spain, Rome, Brazil, France, London, Germany, and Poland.