Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 04/23/2009

The following students attained Dean's List status at Penn State Harrisburg for the fall 2008 semester.

Thu, 04/23/2009

A prestigious Fulbright-funded research project is the latest effort by Cynthia Mara to improve long-term care for aging and ill Americans.

Mon, 04/20/2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital College Choir will share the stage with The CD Singers of Central Dauphin High School April 28 when the college hosts its annual spring concert with the theme of “I Hear America Singing.”

The 5:15 p.m. presentation in the Morrison Gallery of the college library is free and open to the public. For information, phone 948-6029.

Thu, 04/16/2009
Judge Jeannine Turgeon

Dauphin County Judge Jeannine Turgeon will make the final presentation in Penn State Harrisburg’s year-long Diversity Lecture Series April 21.

Turgeon will deliver her lecture focusing on diverse issues in judicial affairs at noon in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building. The discussion is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6180.

Thu, 04/16/2009
Shadow of the Racketeer: Scandal in Organized Labor

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s ongoing research into the nation’s historic periods of labor corruption has resulted in a book profiling organized crime’s move into union racketeering in the 1930s.

Tue, 04/14/2009
David C. Han, M.D.

The current and 75th president of the Penn State Alumni Association, David C. Han, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s May 16 commencement ceremonies.

The college will confer more than 500 undergraduate and graduate degrees during the ceremonies which begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Giant Center, Hershey.

Tue, 04/14/2009

Diversity advocate Luke Visconti says America’s future lies in understanding and appreciation for all its citizens and cultures.

Sun, 04/12/2009
Dr. Glen Mazis
Dr. Michael L. Barton
Dr. Patricia Johnson
Dr. Peter Kareithi
Dr. Richard Ciocci
Marlene Sherwin


Each year, Penn State Harrisburg recognizes faculty and staff excellence at its annual Recognition Program.

This year, four School of Humanities faculty members, a police services officer, and a member of the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology faculty were presented coveted awards.

The award winners included:

Sun, 04/12/2009
Dr. Barbara Sims

Penn State Harrisburg’s respected resident undergraduate Criminal Justice major is among the first in the nation to earn certification from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

The resident major joins those at the University of Baltimore and Fayetteville State University in North Carolina as the select three to be endorsed by ACJS in its first year of national certification.

Sun, 04/12/2009

Writing can be good for your health, a Penn State Harrisburg researcher contends.

Assistant Professor of English Composition and Humanities Julie Kearney profiled more than 20 years of research in a recent seminar on campus entitled “Writing, Learning, Healing: Some Unconscious Aspects of Communications.”

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