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Task force strengthens focus on academic integrity

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones advanced the University’s focus on academic integrity earlier this year by creating a task force to assess the current process and structure used to manage academic integrity cases and strengthen a culture of integrity.
Female STEM

Leipold leadership gift enhances STEM scholarships and career readiness

Jane Filby Leipold, a 1988 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s MBA program, 2013 Penn State Alumni Fellow, and former senior vice president of global human resources at TE Connectivity, has pledged $1 million to support scholarships and student services at the college.
Jane Filby Leipold

Leipold leadership gift launches campaign effort, enhances STEM scholarships and career readiness

Jane Filby Leipold, a 1988 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s MBA program, 2013 Penn State Alumni Fellow, and former senior vice president of global human resources at TE Connectivity has pledged $1 million to support scholarships and student services at the college. 

Female STEM

Leipold leadership gift launches campaign effort, enhances STEM scholarships and career readiness

The Leipold scholarship will enhance opportunities in STEM disciplines, with first preference for women and minorities, and establish the Jane Filby Leipold Human Resources and Career Readiness Fund.

Graduate students take on special projects benefiting community veterans

Samantha Schaffer and Tyler Patton, students in Penn State Harrisburg’s master of professional accounting program in the School of Business Administration, recently completed projects benefiting local veterans’ organizations. As part of a special topics course, the students assisted two organizations with creating bylaws and gaining tax-exempt statuses from the state and federal governments.

First graduates praise integrated American studies program

The integrated undergraduate/graduate degree program (IUG) in American studies, introduced by the School of Humanities in 2011, offers students the opportunity to complete an accelerated master’s degree in addition to a bachelor’s degree in American studies in five years.

Nominations sought for outstanding Penn State Graduate School alumni

The Penn State Graduate School Alumni Society is accepting nominations for three recognition awards — the Early Career Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Humanitarian Award — through Sept. 30.
Kohl's competition team

Business students take on Kohl’s competition two years in a row

For the second year in a row, four students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were among the 12 teams invited to travel to Kohl’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to have their ideas heard by Kohl’s executives.
Kohl's competition team

Business students take on Kohl’s competition two years in a row

The Penn State team, composed of Pranav Jain, Isabella Yost, Michael Zinn and Erica Noss, were among 12 teams invited to travel to Kohl’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to have their ideas heard by Kohl’s executives. 

Students examine sustainability during spring break in Germany

Some Penn State Harrisburg students used their spring break to visit Germany, where they got to see the inside of a windmill, a Mercedes Benz factory run mostly by robots, solar arrays “as far as the eye can see,” according to their professor, and a country that takes sustainability very seriously.

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