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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.

Wed, 07/23/2008
Dr. Cynthia Mara

A key focus of Cynthia Mara’s entire working life has been long-term care.

Beginning with her teen years when she provided care for a homebound elderly neighbor and her summer employment in a rest home, Dr. Mara has made a scholarly commitment to improving the quality of long-term care in the U.S.

Tue, 07/22/2008
Stephen Dyson

Stephen Dyson, a senior Criminal Justice major,is spending July at Pukyong National University in Busan, South Korea as part of a cultural and educational exchange program. A resident of York, Dyson his experiences here in the following dispatch from Busan. To read more about the cultural exchange, visit the web.

This trip has been amazing.

Mon, 07/21/2008
Korean Schoolteacher Visit

Penn State Harrisburg’s global educational reach adds another chapter from July 18 through August 18 when a delegation of 25 Korean schoolteachers will be on campus with a prime objective in mind – to enhance their abilities in English.

The middle school instructors from the Goyang City Office of Education near Seoul, South Korea, will be participating in a four-week English Immersion Program, an intensive study of the English language with emphasis on listening and verbal communication.

Thu, 07/17/2008

A three-day conference aimed at enhancing the education of English language learners and featuring leading figures in instruction and policy from throughout the nation comes to the Hilton Harrisburg August 11 to 13.

Thu, 07/17/2008

Daniel P. Mueller’s late spring and early summer turned out to be very successful.

In May, Mueller completed his MBA studies at Penn State Harrisburg and in June, his innovative idea regarding aspirin earned an award from his employer, Bayer Corporation.

Mueller, manufacturing superintendent of product supply/customer care at Bayer’s facility in Myerstown, Pa., was presented the corporation’s Triple-I award for his idea by Dr. Attila Molnar, the company’s president and CEO.

Thu, 07/17/2008

Seven Penn State Harrisburg faculty members have earned promotions in academic rank from the University, effective July 1, 2008.

Promoted to professor are:

  • Aldo W. Morales,electrical engineering;
  • Parag C. Pendharkar, information systems;
  • Barbara A. Sims, criminal justice.

Promoted to associate professor are:

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