Penn State Harrisburg


Wed, 02/25/2009
Rev. Dr. Millicent Hunter

The Rev. Dr. Millicent Hunter knows personally that success is built many times in small steps.

In 1992, she started The Baptist Worship Center in a row house in West Philadelphia with just five members. That ministry has now grown to a congregation of more than 4,000 and Hunter has gone on to become an award-winning author and world-wide religious leader.

Tue, 02/24/2009
Robert Del Tredici

A photo exhibit profiling the people of Three Mile Island highlights March public events at Penn State Harrisburg marking the 30th anniversary of the nuclear accident at TMI.

Mon, 02/23/2009
Richard Fiene

It’s common knowledge that quality child care is a crucial factor in a child’s future success in school.

The state’s Secretary of Education Gerald Zahorchak has stated, “One of the strongest arguments for quality early education is that it can help children who would otherwise enter school without the necessary skills … bridge the achievement gap before it even begins.”

Mon, 02/23/2009


For most college students, spring break means time away from classes, sunning on the beach, or just relaxing at home with friends and family.

Mon, 02/23/2009

The region’s most extensive list of academic choices for students pursuing careers in engineering and engineering technology continues to grow.

This fall, Penn State Harrisburg is adding Mechanical Engineering to its list of programs, bringing to four the number of undergraduate engineering degrees it offers.

Thu, 02/19/2009
Model UN

One of Penn State Harrisburg’s longest-running and successful outreach partnerships with the community – the Model United Nations – comes to campus for the 37th consecutive year February 19 through 21.

Thu, 02/19/2009
Ursula Rucker

Acclaimed as one of the premiere spoken word recording artists in the music industry today, Ursula Rucker brought her feminine views of urban reality to Penn State Harrisburg February 17.

The final installment in a series of spoken word and poetry events on campus arranged by junior Communications major Jade Lauren Johnson from Philadelphia, Rucker’s hour-long performance ranged from upbeat, songlike selections to dark laments and several poems that appeared to tell her own story.

Wed, 02/18/2009

For college students, Spring Break should be a time of relaxation, catching up on studies, or spending time with families and friends.

But South Miami Police Chief Robert F. Richardson knows firsthand the dangers lurking for students during that week away from classes.

Tue, 02/17/2009

“Web, Sizzle, and Roll” is headed to Penn State Harrisburg March 24, 25, and 26.

Aimed at enabling evening students an opportunity to connect with each other and with the college’s Office of Career Services while obtaining an introduction to relevant career information, the events will be from 5 to 6 p.m. in the main lobby of Olmsted Building.

Tue, 02/17/2009

A “Tale of Two Cities” came to Penn State Harrisburg, but it was of a nuclear variety, not Charles Dickens.

The two cities – Middletown and Waynesboro, Ga. -- were profiled by Associate Professor of Community Psychology Holly Angelique Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the latest installment of the faculty seminar series hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

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