Penn State Harrisburg


May 28, 2009

The third annual English as a Second Language conference June 14 to 16 in Harrisburg features an expanded agenda to address issues in urban and early childhood education, immigrant issues, and workforce transition.

May 19, 2009
Dr. Madlyn L. Hanes

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Madlyn L. Hanes has been re-elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

First elected to the board in 2007, Dr. Hanes will now serve through 2012.

May 19, 2009
Allison Funk
Eric Stump
Logan Swartz
Steve Georges
Student Artwork


Penn State Harrisburg students were in the spotlight when an exhibition of their art works debuted with a reception May 14 at the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg.

May 18, 2009

Penn State Harrisburg honored 83 outstanding students at its 2009 Student Awards Convocation Saturday, May 2. Students honored and their places of residence include:

May 13, 2009

Area residents can experience the history of Broadway or explore America’s industrial and energy legacy by taking part in week-long study tours offered this summer by Penn State Harrisburg Continuing Education.

In cooperation with its School of Humanities, the college is offering the tours which can be taken either for three academic credits each or for personal enrichment.

May 13, 2009

Penn State Harrisburg is offering instruction to professionals and students planning to take the April 2010 Professional Engineering or Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

The college’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology and its Office of Continuing Education are partnering to offer the review courses in advance of the April exams.

May 13, 2009
Curt Armer and Manan Mehta

The talents of Penn State Harrisburg’s electrical engineering students are evident far beyond the classroom.

In the largest regional competition of its type in a seven-state area, Penn State Harrisburg students have again walked away with top honors for their creative talents.

May 13, 2009
Jason Stahl and his race car chassis
Lawayne Johnson and his search and rescue robot
Matt Mogel and his electronic scissors jack
Todd Gettle and his front end loader
Wesley Miller and his automatic door

A search and rescue robot, an amphibious bicycle, a voice-activated door, and even a new, improved chassis for a race car were among the innovations created by Mechanical Engineering Technology seniors during the spring semester at Penn State Harrisburg.

These required senior capstone projects were among those explained and demonstrated during senior project day for faculty, students, staff, and families at the end of the term.

May 13, 2009

School nurses in Pennsylvania now have even more options to receive valuable training through Penn State Harrisburg’s Professional Development Program for School Nurses, with three courses offered this summer. 

May 11, 2009

Penn State Harrisburg Information Sciences and Technology major Amanda Basile is the only student outside University Park to earn the coveted 2009 Hansen Fellow Award presented by Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Global Services.

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