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October 15, 2009

The founder of the student Paranormal Research Society at Penn State University Park and now a producer and cast member of “Paranormal State” on the A&E Network, Ryan Buell recently brought his spirit-hunting message to Penn State Harrisburg.

October 7, 2009
Raise the Song

Choirs from six Penn State campuses will “Raise the Song!” in a free public concert Oct. 28 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.

The landmark event for the University and Penn State Harrisburg will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Sunoco Performance Theater. Tickets and information are available by phoning 948-6470.

October 6, 2009

“The American presidential election is no longer just an American event – it has become a global event.”

That statement framed the presentation by international scholar Matthias Maass Sept. 29 at Penn State Harrisburg as he shared an international view of the election race which saw Barack Obama ascent to the White House.

October 6, 2009

Penn State Harrisburg is offering the New SAT Exam Prep Course to students in grades 9 through 12 on six consecutive Saturdays Oct. 24 through Nov. 28.

An outreach service of the college’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, the prep course will meet each Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building on campus.

October 6, 2009
Dr. Barbara Sims

Vigilance is a key to stemming the criminal epidemic of human trafficking, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty researcher claims.

Professor of Criminal Justice Barbara Sims profiled the scourge of the $9 billion-a-year criminal activity in her recent campus presentation which included sobering details of what has been termed “modern-day slavery” that exists in every part of the globe, including Pennsylvania and the midstate.

October 6, 2009
Dr. Marian Walters

Penn State Harrisburg has received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to strengthen a regional college-industry research partnership.

October 5, 2009
Richard Foxx

For his longtime contribution to the field of applied behavior analysis, Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Psychology Richard Foxx has been named the 2009 winner of the annual Murray Sidman Award.

October 1, 2009
American Studies Ph.D Students

Penn State Harrisburg and its School of Humanities celebrated a milestone September 15 with a gathering to welcome the inaugural class of the college’s doctoral program in American Studies.

October 1, 2009

Actors Ron Jones and Larry Tish brought their unique message of tolerance and understanding to Penn State Harrisburg recently.

Tish is Jewish and Jones is black. But what they have in common has resulted in “The Black Jew Dialogues,” which came to the Olmsted Building Auditorium September 22.

October 1, 2009

A panel of experts featuring the chief medical officer at Pinnacle Health Systems in Harrisburg will sort through the issues surrounding American health care reform Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Penn State Harrisburg.

The free public presentation will be in the Gallery Lounge of Olmsted Building on campus beginning at noon.

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