The more than 60 students who attended Shanelle Gabriel’s spoken word performance on campus recently, got more than an evening of Stacks Stage entertainment. The enthusiastic crowd also received a number of lessons in life.
Full scholarships are now available to schoolteachers enrolling in Penn State Harrisburg’s statewide English as a Second Language certificate program.
Supported by a federal grant program entitled ESL SCOPE (Secondary Content Online Preparation Program) and launched a year ago, the certificate program is now available on-line to more effectively meet the needs of pre-kindergarten through grade 12 teachers across the Commonwealth.
Penn State Harrisburg, with the largest selection of master’s and doctoral programs in the region, is hosting a Graduate School Information Night at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15 in the campus library.
Persons attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with faculty, obtain application, registration, and financial aid information, and learn about Penn State Harrisburg’s 22 master’s and three doctoral programs. Certificate and certification programs are also available.
Penn State Harrisburg is expanding its commitment to make higher education more convenient for adult learners residing or working in the Hershey.
After a successful January kickoff of courses, Penn State Harrisburg is increasing the number of academic offerings at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for employees of Penn State Hershey, their families, and any adult working in the Hershey area.
Demand for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation is increasing for professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction.
In order to meet this regional demand, Penn State Harrisburg is one of seven University locations offering two new LEED accreditation exam prep courses in September. With the live location at University Park for both courses, Penn State Harrisburg will serve as a remote location for the instruction along with the DuBois, Lehigh Valley, Wilkes-Barre, Abington, and Fayette campuses.
Penn State Harrisburg’s commitment to fuel the region’s vast health care industry with highly trained administrators has received a financial boost from United Concordia Dental.
The company has pledged $25,000 to create the United Concordia Dental Program Fund for Health Administration, which will support the master’s degree program in the college’s School of Public Affairs. With Headquarters in Harrisburg, United Concordia Dental is one of the largest dental insurers in the nation.