Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 08/27/2009
Kywin Zabolotny

While providing assistance to the region’s newest heritage site over the summer, a Penn State Harrisburg American Studies intern also discovered a career.

Tue, 08/25/2009

Employees who have recently joined the faculty and staff ranks at Penn State Harrisburg were introduced as part of the annual All-College Day convocation on campus.

New employees include:


Tue, 08/25/2009

Penn State Harrisburg is expanding its commitment to make higher education more convenient for adult learners residing or working in the Hershey.

After a successful January kickoff of courses, Penn State Harrisburg is increasing the number of academic offerings at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for employees of Penn State Hershey, their families, and any adult working in the Hershey area.

Mon, 08/24/2009
Drew Thomas

A finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” Drew Thomas brings his unique insight on comedy to Penn State Harrisburg September 9.

Thomas’ free public performance is at 9:30 p.m. in the Capital Village Community Center on campus. For information, phone 717-948-6273,

Thu, 08/13/2009

Demand for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation is increasing for professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction.

In order to meet this regional demand, Penn State Harrisburg is one of seven University locations offering two new LEED accreditation exam prep courses in September. With the live location at University Park for both courses, Penn State Harrisburg will serve as a remote location for the instruction along with the DuBois, Lehigh Valley, Wilkes-Barre, Abington, and Fayette campuses.

Wed, 08/12/2009

Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to fuel the region’s vast health care industry with highly trained administrators has received a financial boost from United Concordia Dental.

The company has pledged $25,000 to create the United Concordia Dental Program Fund for Health Administration, which will support the master’s degree program in the college’s School of Public Affairs. With Headquarters in Harrisburg, United Concordia Dental is one of the largest dental insurers in the nation.

Tue, 08/11/2009
Shanelle Gabriel

When singing artist and spoken word performer Shanelle Gabriel was diagnosed with lupus in 2004, she quickly decided that her health problems would not limit her success.

For the past five years, the Utica College graduate has been touring North America and “planting seeds.”

Mon, 08/10/2009

The NCAA today (August 10) announced Penn State Harrisburg has received its approval to advance from the second to the fourth year of provisional membership during the 2009-10 season.

The advance means the college’s intercollegiate athletic program is entering its final year of provisional status and is now on track to become a full member of the NCAA’s Division III in 2010-11.

Tue, 08/04/2009
Christine Sears

Christine Sears, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Penn National Insurance, is Penn State Harrisburg’s 2009 Alumni Fellow.

Thu, 07/30/2009
Mo Amer

When his family fled Kuwait, refugee Mo Amer found a new home in Houston and grew up to be a comedian. Who knew he’d become a favorite with U.S. troops and on college campuses?

Amer brings his unique form of comedy to Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Village Community Center at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The performance is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6273.

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