Penn State Harrisburg


February 18, 2010
Annie Belt

One of America’s most celebrated photographers, Annie Griffiths Belt, has gained a reputation over her 30-year career for being able to bridge the divide between her camera and people of distant cultures and beliefs.

February 18, 2010
Jenna Weissman Joselit

The depiction of the Ten Commandments in America lies at the heart of a presentation by acclaimed Jewish scholar and author Jenna Weissman Joselit Monday, March 1 at Penn State Harrisburg.

The Charles E. Smith Chair in Judaic Studies at George Washington University, Joselit’s 6:15 p.m. presentation is free and open to the public in the Olmsted Building Auditorium. It marks the final installment in a year-long series of programs hosted by the college’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies. For information, phone 717-948-6039.

February 16, 2010

For the 38th consecutive year, regional high school students will debate today’s pressing global issues when they gather at Penn State Harrisburg for the annual Model United Nations, Feb. 18 and 19.

An estimated 300 student delegates from 20 schools will represent 95 member nations of the U.N. in debate topics ranging from nuclear proliferation to human trafficking during the two days of sessions.

February 15, 2010
Jon Goode

Emmy nominee and HBO Def Poetry Jam regular Jon Goode brings his unique artistry to Penn State Harrisburg’s Gallery Lounge at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.

The performance by the Richmond native is free and open to the public. For information, phone 948-6273.

January 28, 2010
Shaun Gabbidon

Penn State Harrisburg criminal justice faculty member Shaun L. Gabbidon has become the second scholar in the college’s history to be named a Distinguished Professor by the University’s Office of the President.

Since joining the School of Public Affairs faculty and its undergraduate and graduate programs in Criminal Justice in 1999, Gabbidon has built a national and international reputation for his research and writing on criminal justice issues, including race and crime, security administration, and pedagogical issues in criminology/criminal justice.

January 28, 2010

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

January 28, 2010

Lower Dauphin Middle School will be seeking its second consecutive team title when students from 18 area schools converge on Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the 26th annual MATHCOUNTS competition Saturday, Feb. 13.

January 28, 2010

One of the nation’s leading authorities on risk management, Carl Pritchard, will discuss the connection between risk and risk ethics in business when the Keystone Chapter of the Project Management Institute meets Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Penn State Harrisburg.

January 28, 2010

A Feb. 23 public presentation by the nation’s first Secretary of Homeland Security, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, highlights a year-long celebration of public affairs academic programming at Penn State Harrisburg.

January 28, 2010
THON Participants

Two Penn State Harrisburg students are breaking in their dancing shoes and catching up on their sleep as they prepare to head for University Park to represent the college in the 38th annual IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon to raise funds in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Commonly called THON, the 46-hour fund-raiser is set for Feb. 19 to 21 in the Bryce Jordan Center and is the culmination of a year-long effort to benefit the Four Diamonds fund at the Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey.  This year’s THON theme is “Love Belongs Here.”

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