Penn State Harrisburg


Thu, 08/21/2008

Penn State Harrisburg graduate Amy Bischof is playing a major role in the new museum being constructed by the M.S. Hershey Foundation.

Bischof, who earned a master’s degree in American Studies from the college in 2003, has been appointed associate director of The Hershey Story, the new museum is now under construction on Chocolate Avenue and scheduled to open in January.

Tue, 08/19/2008

Twenty-five Korean schoolteachers came to Penn State Harrisburg in July and August to improve their English language skills.

They returned to their homeland with a greater understanding of America and a heartfelt appreciation of its people.

Thu, 08/14/2008
Dr. Matt Woessner

Associate Professor of Public Policy Matthew Woessner will serve as president of the Penn State Harrisburg Faculty Senate for the 2008-09 academic year.

Serving as president-elect for the year is Professor of Humanities and English Matthew Wilson.

Elected to two-year terms on the Senate are:

Wed, 08/13/2008

Mark Blanchard, who earned a master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum from Penn State Harrisburg in 2002, is the new principal of Gettysburg Area High School.

A former English teacher who earned his undergraduate degree from Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, Blanchard began his career in education at Baptist Bible School in Shiremanstown, Cumberland County.

Blanchard, 34, then joined the faculty at Central Dauphin High School before being named principal at Cumberland Valley High School in 2005.

Tue, 08/12/2008
Jim Donovan

If you like to whistle in the wind when the cat turns blue and you wouldn’t want to be living in a world of ecstasy or if the words “ombe seyo ombe tell you to run bobodey see bobodeyam” mean anything to you, then you will likely enjoy the upcoming event with Jim Donovan at Penn State Harrisburg.

Tue, 08/05/2008
Ronnie Jordan

From the very start funny man Ronnie Jordan has proven that he’s a comedy force to be reckoned with. After only a year on the comedy scene, the kid voted “Most Wittiest” in high school was crowned “Rookie of the Year” in 2001 by the famed Uptown Comedy Corner in Atlanta.

Mon, 08/04/2008

One supervisory employee in a licensed food establishment must be certified in food safety and sanitation in order to be in compliance with the state’s Department of Agriculture Food Employee Certification Act.

Penn State Harrisburg is bringing courses that fulfill those requirements to Carlisle, Lebanon, Middletown, and New Bloomfield this fall.

Thu, 07/31/2008

Engineering education at Penn State Harrisburg transcends national boundaries to meet the needs of adult students.

Wed, 07/30/2008
Pedro Cortes

Secretary of the Commonwealth and Penn State Harrisburg graduate Pedro A. Cortes has assumed his post as President of the National Association of Secretaries of State, becoming the first Pennsylvanian to serve in that role in the organization’s 104-year history.

Thu, 07/24/2008

Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded a 2008 HP Technology for Teaching Leadership Award designed to transform teaching and learning in the classroom through innovative uses of technology.

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