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Penn State Harrisburg Housing

Housing and Food Services offers Special Living Options for incoming freshmen

To accommodate a growing student population with a diverse array of interests, Housing and Food Services at Penn State Harrisburg now offers Special Living Options (SLOs) for all incoming first-year students. Two themed houses, Sustainability House and Discover House, are accepting applications for the fall 2017 semester.
Co-Teaching

'Co-teaching' benefits prospective teachers and their classroom mentors

A $1.87 million grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education helped Penn State Harrisburg launch Project EXCELLENCE, an initiative designed to support student teaching partnerships and professional development opportunities for local school districts. With the project launch came the new co-teaching model, an innovative way for elementary and secondary education students to collaborate with classroom teachers.
Dr. Jeffrey Beck

Penn State Harrisburg names Dr. Jeffrey Beck new School of Humanities director

Penn State Harrisburg announced today, the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Beck as the director of the college’s School of Humanities, effective July 1, 2017.

Old Main back

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, on April 25.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 25.

Harrisburg Magazine: May 2017

Academic Prowess

The Harrisburg region’s higher-education options seem to expand every year. For these four students, those opportunities blossomed into generous scholarships attesting to their academic prowess and empowering them to pursue their dreams.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.

Penn State Harrisburg students win writing awards

Samantha Bixler, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a first-year student enrolled at Penn State Harrisburg, has received two prestigious awards for her writing.

James McClure (center) pictured with Dr. Peter Idowu (left) and Dr. Simon Bronner (right).

Graduate School alumnus receives humanitarian award

(From Penn State News)

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Graduate School alumnus James McClure received the Graduate School Alumni Society Humanitarian Award. This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna holding a graduate degree from Penn State who has made a positive societal impact on the welfare of human kind beyond the responsibilities of one’s profession.

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