Penn State Harrisburg


Wed, 06/25/2008

A treasure hunt for the digital age now includes Penn State Harrisburg.

The brainchild of Humanities Reference Librarian and Archivist Heidi Abbey, the college and its library have become an official geocaching site with information on the treasure hunt available by registering free at

Wed, 06/25/2008
Amy Beaudry
Rachael Schreiber

Considered by many scholars as one of the largest privately compiled research collections on women’s history in America, the Alice Marshall Women’s History Collection – housed in the Penn State Harrisburg Library Archives and Special Collections – is drawing the interest of scholars from throughout the nation.

Wed, 06/18/2008
Alumni Mentors

The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society’s commitment to mentor and assist students throughout their academic careers has been honored by the University’s Alumni Association.

Tue, 06/17/2008
Dr. Young in Saudi Arabia

Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Supply Chain Management Richard Young was recently selected to present an online graduate-level course on supply management and procurement through the University’s World Campus.

And as part of his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Young was asked to deliver the first week’s classes personally – in Saudi Arabia.

Mon, 06/16/2008

Penn State Harrisburg’s newest master’s degree program has been introduced in response to a voiced need from educational leaders in the region.

Mon, 06/09/2008
Student, Lowes donation enhances security

The efforts of a student and a donation from Lowe’s have combined to enhance security at Penn State Harrisburg.

Thu, 06/05/2008
Warriors Don't Cry

First-year students at Penn State Harrisburg are again beginning their collegiate academic experience early this year.

Wed, 06/04/2008
Dr. Michael L. Barton
Dr. Simon J. Bronner

For much of the 20th century, the name Steelton represented a great industrial complex that stretched nearly four miles along the Susquehanna near Harrisburg.

Immigrants from all over Europe, particularly Slavs and Italians, worked with African Americans from the South at the Bethlehem Steel Company and gave Steelton its reputation for rich ethnic diversity, linked to its fame for industrial productivity.

Wed, 05/28/2008


Penn State Harrisburg graduate Mark A. Austin has been promoted to deputy for facilities and engineering for the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Wed, 05/28/2008


A class assignment undertaken by Penn State Harrisburg undergrad Communications major Angelo DiMauro has become a film festival prize winner.

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