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Douds and Ahlin book examines correctional policies

Anne Douds, lecturer in criminal justice, and Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice, both at Penn State Harrisburg, have recently had their book, “Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies: Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices,” published by Lexington Books.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 25.

School of Public Affairs students inducted into health administration honor society

Fourteen students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs were recently inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Academic Honor Society, an honor society recognizing students’ academic achievement in health administration.

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Julnes to travel to Greece as a Fulbright Specialist

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has been named a Fulbright Specialist.  She will travel to Thessaloniki, Greece in early May.

The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of 2 to 6 weeks.

Jim Dinegar, president and CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade

Regional cooperation and economic development expert to speak at Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg and PNC have announced the second chapter of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series, a special event where high-profile speakers from around the world will focus on topics that have a significant impact on the local region.

Jim Dinegar, president and CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, will present the keynote speech for the event from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, in the Student Enrichment Center theater on campus.

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Julnes receives two ASPA awards

Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the Donald C. Stone Award from the American Society for Pubic Administration (ASPA). This award is given to members who have contributed outstanding services to the Society.

Three Mile Island

Penn State Harrisburg to mark Three Mile Island accident's 35th anniversary

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, Penn State Harrisburg will host the conference TMI @ 35: The Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis in Perspective – Analyses, Stories, Policies on March 27 to 28 in the library Morrison Gallery. The conference opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 27.