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.
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.
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.