Penn State Harrisburg


February 21, 2011

Filmmaker and director Lisa Gossels will give two presentations at Penn State Harrisburg this week on her documentary “My So-Called Enemy.”

February 21, 2011

Faculty members at Penn State Harrisburg are challenging students to make a difference in their community, utilizing service projects and public internships. By incorporating service learning, or community-impacting coursework, into their curriculum, professors promote civic responsibility and provide students with hands-on experience applicable in the workforce.

February 17, 2011
Mary Napoli

Mary Napoli, Penn State Harrisburg assistant professor of reading and children’s literature, recently received the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education. 

February 15, 2011

Nearly 11,000 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes in 2009, accounting for 32% of all traffic deaths, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

February 9, 2011
A Rising People: Benjamin Franklin and the Americans

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $180,000 grant to Penn State Harrisburg that will allow teachers from across the United States to walk in the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin. 

February 4, 2011

Marissa Graby Hoover was named interim director of development and alumni relations at Penn State Harrisburg, effective January 31, 2011. She replaces Jason Ketter who joined the Kutztown University Foundation.

February 4, 2011
"Lost and Found," one of the animated films to be presented during the college's International Film Festival's Kid Flix Mix
"My So-Called Enemy," which will be presented by director Lisa Gossels, and part of the college's International Film Festival

Penn State Harrisburg’s International Film Festival celebrates its 11th year with a program that includes notable films from around the world for adults and children alike.

February 4, 2011
Trevor Blank

Adding to his growing list of national awards, Penn State Harrisburg American Studies doctoral candidate Trevor Blank recently received the W. W. Newell Prize for the best student essay on a topic in children's folklore from the American Folklore Society.   

February 4, 2011
Rinku Sen

Penn State Harrisburg’s 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Lecture Series will begin Feb. 22 with Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center (ARC) and publisher of ColorLines magazine. Beginning at 12:30 p.m. on campus in the Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building, the lecture is free and open to the public.

January 28, 2011

Students from 18 area schools will gather on Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the 27th annual MATHCOUNTS competition Saturday, January 29, 2011.

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