Penn State Harrisburg


Mon, 01/05/2009
E. Philip Wenger

Penn State Harrisburg graduate E. Philip Wenger has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Fulton Financial Corp., the company announced December 31.

A resident of Pequea, Wenger has served as senior executive vice president for the Lancaster-based financial holding company since 2006.

Tue, 12/23/2008
Kelli Rae Curtin

Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to archive and chronicle the history of the Jewish experience in Harrisburg has been given a productive boost from one of its students.

And as the only college in the region concentrating on the documentation of regional material specifically profiling Central Pennsylvania’s Jewish history, Penn State Harrisburg is equally committed to sharing the results of its work with the community.

Tue, 12/23/2008
Thomas Eberlein

Clickers and POGIL may not sound like academic terms, but a faculty member at Penn State Harrisburg is utilizing them to enhance learning and knowledge in his chemistry classrooms.

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.

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