Shelley Clark Nickel, associate vice chancellor for planning and implementation for the Board of Regents, University System of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17 at the Giant Center in Hershey.
The University’s Commission for Women will be under the leadership of Penn State Harrisburg’s Auden Thomas in 2009 and 2010.
Dr. Thomas, the director of the Center for Survey Research in the college’s Institute of State and Regional Affairs, has been elected the commission’s chair-elect for the 2008-09 academic year and will become chair in 2009.
Seven Penn State Harrisburg undergraduate students majoring in Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology have each been awarded $2,500 scholarships by the Associated General Contractors of America.
The seven scholarships, awarded annually until the students graduate, are the second most awarded nationally to any college or university. Only the University of Washington, with eight, surpassed the Penn State Harrisburg total.
Twenty-six undergraduate and graduate students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration have achieved excellence in their studies and have been inducted as lifetime members of Beta Gamma Sigma.