Penn State Harrisburg


Mon, 12/22/2008
Information Sciences and Technology majors

The Harrisburg Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has a much-needed web presence for the first time, thanks to the talented efforts of three Penn State Harrisburg undergraduate students.

Tue, 12/16/2008

Is there such a thing as a typical American childhood?

Can a study of the historical and cultural trends of the American childhood reveal society’s underlying values?

Tue, 12/16/2008

U.S. Congressman Tim Holden will deliver the keynote speech at Penn State Harrisburg’s 95th commencement ceremony December 20.

More than 500 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred during the 9:30 a.m. ceremonies at the Giant Center, Hershey. Penn State Harrisburg, which confers more than 1,000 degrees annually, is home to two associate, 32 baccalaureate, 22 master’s, and three doctoral programs.

Mon, 12/15/2008

A $131,000 award earned by Penn State Harrisburg for its innovative use of instructional technology has resulted in enhanced learning and teaching in its electrical engineering classrooms.

The only college in Pennsylvania to be presented the competitive 2008 HP Technology for Teaching Leadership Award, Penn State Harrisburg has expanded the use of Tablet PCs – basically electronic notebooks -- to three classes.

Mon, 12/08/2008

An internationally acclaimed scholar’s quest to interpret contemporary Poland’s treatment of the Holocaust comes to Penn State Harrisburg January 27.

Tue, 12/02/2008
Seo Young Choi (Cordelia)

The 22 Korean schoolteachers who recently spent an educational month on campus accomplished far more than improving their English skills.

They departed Central Pennsylvania and the college in late November with a much greater understanding and of America and its culture and heartfelt appreciation of its people.

Wed, 11/26/2008

Web 2.0 has ushered in a new wave of social computing that enables teams to collaborate, share information, and create new services online. Lockheed Martin’s “Project Unity” is one such example.

Mon, 11/24/2008

The hit off-Broadway play, “Auction Block to Hip Hop,” comes to Penn State Harrisburg’s Olmsted Auditorium for a single performance Monday, Dec. 1.

The 6 p.m. production is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6273.

Mon, 11/24/2008

Penn State Harrisburg’s choir has invited the Middletown Area High School Choraliers to share its stage when the college hosts its annual fall concert December 9.

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.

Mon, 11/24/2008
Parag Pendharkar

The final 2008 installment in the Penn State Harrisburg Faculty Seminar Series will feature a presentation by Professor of Information Systems Parag Pendharkar Wednesday, Dec. 3 at noon in the Gallery Lounge.

Dr. Pendharkar’s presentation will focus on artificial intelligence, decision support, and software engineering. A light lunch will be provided

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