The 50 for 50th campaign seeks to leverage the generosity of supporters like you to bolster the foundation of financial support that we can provide our students. Your gift to the campaign will help ensure that this foundation is strong enough to carry Penn State Harrisburg forward into our next fifty years of growth and success.
Imagine if you were a college student today. You're working hard to achieve in the classroom, but struggling financially and burdened by heavy student loans. You're faced with a lot of tough decisions...
Do I eat nutritious meals for a week, or purchase my required textbook?
Do I take care of my family now, or stay in school and focus on the future?
Which bill should I pay? Rent or tuition?
Should I get another job to pay for school, or focus on my studies?
These are just a few questions that face too many of our aspiring students. The Student Emergency Assistance Fund at Penn State Harrisburg is here to help.
Funding major construction projects can be a challenge at any public institution, and Penn State Harrisburg is no exception. We do not have the resources on our own to turn our vision for Intercollegiate Athletics into a reality, so we must look to our dedicated alumni and friends, whose generous philanthropy has already done so much for Penn State Harrisburg. And just as our athletes routinely turn challenges into opportunities, the challenge of making Intercollegiate Athletics at Penn State Harrisburg the best it can be becomes an opportunity for you to make a powerful and lasting difference in the lives of our student-athletes and the entire Penn State Harrisburg community.
Penn State Harrisburg is pleased to offer a variety of customized, facilities naming opportunities throughout campus. From group study classrooms, to team locker rooms, to state-of-the-art laboratories, a permanently named space is a great way to cement your legacy. Our staff would be pleased to work with you to design a naming opportunity that fulfills your interests and provides long-lasting benefit for students.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education continues to be a top priority for higher education institutions worldwide, and Penn State Harrisburg is no exception. The demand for an educated, passionate, and diverse workforce in the STEM fields provides opportunities for talented students who are pursuing a STEM career.
Providing access and opportunity for these students to pursue their dreams depends greatly on the investment from our alumni and friends. Learn more about how you can support a student pursuing a degree in a STEM field.
Dr. Jennifer Chambers, a 2016 Penn State Alumni Fellow, 1990 MBA graduate of Penn State Harrisburg, and a 1995 graduate of the Penn State College of Medicine, and her husband, Michael, recently expressed their passion for supporting students with disabilities after learning about the college’s relationship with the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation. Based in Princeton, New Jersey, the foundation has generously supported Penn State for over 30 years, providing scholarships for students with disabilities.
Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the 7th annual Penn State Harrisburg golf tournament, presented by Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster. This year’s tournament will be held Monday, May 22, 2017. The tournament was originally scheduled for September 30, 2016, but was postponed due to severe weather.