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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:

Thu, 07/10/2008

Penn State Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and the Center for Schools and Communities are partnering to present a free research symposium August 12 in Harrisburg aimed at enhancing education and employment for English language and bilingual learners.

The event is structured to be of interest to education researchers, school administrators and teachers, school board members, ESL content and migrant educators, legislators and policy-makers, workforce development personnel, and parents.

Thu, 07/10/2008

Orientation for college students many times can be overwhelming.

Class registration, financial aid, tuition payment, books, schedules, clubs and organizations, recreation and athletics – the list is endless. And along with testing and advising, the much–needed information many times is too much for an incoming student to absorb.

But now, the transition to Penn State Harrisburg is being made much easier for students and their parents through the use of emerging technologies.

Mon, 07/07/2008
John Mason

Penn State Harrisburg graduate John Mason, associate dean for graduate studies, research and outreach in the University’s College of Engineering, has been named associate provost and vice president of research for Auburn University.

Mason will begin his appointment at Auburn on Sept. 2.

Mon, 07/07/2008
Dr. John D. Hoh

John D. Hoh brings 20 years of professional experience to Penn State Harrisburg as its new Director of Instructional and Information Technologies.

Dr. Hoh, who assumed duties in the senior leadership staff position July 1, was most recently the director of technology for the West York Area School District. Prior to his appointment at West York, he served as director of computer services at Franklin & Marshall College for more than 13 years.

Mon, 06/30/2008
Stephen Dyson

Criminal Justice major Stephen Dyson’s ultimate career goal is to practice international law with a focus on either Europe or Asia.

When he learned of an opportunity to study in Korea this summer, he jumped at the chance to expand his knowledge of cultures.

Wed, 06/25/2008

Schoolteachers and administrators will be introduced to the importance of the educational integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at a Governor’s Institute July 28 through August 1 at Penn State Harrisburg and the Hershey Lodge.

Wed, 06/25/2008
Geocache

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 www.geocaching.com.

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