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.

Wed, 05/28/2008

Penn State Harrisburg is offering assistance to engineers and students planning to take the April 2009 Professional Engineering or Fundamentals of Engineering exams.

The college's School of Science, Engineering, and Technology and Office of Continuing Education are partnering to offer review courses in advance of the April exams.

Wed, 05/28/2008
Richard Fiene

A Penn State research initiative which answered health and human services needs in the Harrisburg area from 2000 to 2003 is being resurrected by a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member.

Fri, 05/16/2008

Members of Penn State Harrisburg’s student Finance Club will soon gain real–world experience in investments while raising funds to support deserving students.

Fri, 05/16/2008
Dr. Goktug Morcol

Business improvement districts, initiated and governed by property or business owners under the authorization of local or state government, have received mixed reviews.

To some, they are innovative examples of self-government and public-private partnership. To others, they are yet another example of the movement toward the privatization of what should be inherent government responsibilities.

Fri, 05/16/2008
Maricarmen Planas–Silva


The annual College Venture Challenge sponsored by the Capital Area Economic Development Corp. normally involves teams of students competing for cash prizes and startup assistance for their business plans.

Fri, 05/16/2008
Dr. Barbara Sims

Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Barbara A. Sims is one of only five University faculty members to be named a Fellow of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s Academic Leadership Program.

The CIC is the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago.

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