News

Subscribe to News
Dr. Jeffrey Beck

Penn State Harrisburg names Dr. Jeffrey Beck new School of Humanities director

Penn State Harrisburg announced today, the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Beck as the director of the college’s School of Humanities, effective July 1, 2017.

From left to right: Valeria Vigueras and Denise Sheperson

Internships help engineering students determine career paths

An internship at Phoenix Contact proved to Penn State Harrisburg student Valeria Vigueras that electrical engineering is the right career choice for her.

It was not always obvious. She felt she wasn’t good at math. That's what led her to a criminal justice degree, with the thought of going to law school. But a stint working at a law firm convinced her she didn't really like it.

Data chart

Data center at Penn State Harrisburg helps harness the value of information

The world is awash with information – so much so it can be mind-boggling. But a center housed on the Penn State Harrisburg campus helps organizations, businesses, legislators and non-profits make sense of all that data.

Summer at Penn State Harrisburg

Register now for summer classes at Penn State Harrisburg

Registration for the Penn State Harrisburg summer sessions is open for all students.

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.

Harrisburg Magazine: May 2017

Academic Prowess

The Harrisburg region’s higher-education options seem to expand every year. For these four students, those opportunities blossomed into generous scholarships attesting to their academic prowess and empowering them to pursue their dreams.

Penn State Harrisburg students win writing awards

Samantha Bixler, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a first-year student enrolled at Penn State Harrisburg, has received two prestigious awards for her writing.

James McClure (center) pictured with Dr. Peter Idowu (left) and Dr. Simon Bronner (right).

Graduate School alumnus receives humanitarian award

(From Penn State News)

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Graduate School alumnus James McClure received the Graduate School Alumni Society Humanitarian Award. This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna holding a graduate degree from Penn State who has made a positive societal impact on the welfare of human kind beyond the responsibilities of one’s profession.

Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

School of Business Administration students inducted into international honor society

Twenty-six students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an honor society recognizing business excellence.

Pennlive.com: Saturday, May 6, 2017

James Franklin gives commencement speech: I'm 'living the dream' as Penn State's coach

Shortly after the Penn State Harrisburg graduates on Saturday had found their seats on the main floor at the Giant Center, a woman began a chant. "We are," she yelled. "Penn State," the graduates yelled back. 

Pages