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Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
Mae Jemison

Penn State Harrisburg to welcome speaker Dr. Mae Jemison Jan. 25

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator Dr. Mae Jemison at 6 p.m. on Jan. 25 in the Student Enrichment Center Theatre on campus.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
Amber Sessoms and Nittany Lion

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Penn State Harrisburg held its fall 2017 commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at the Giant Center in Hershey. More than 730 degrees were conferred with approximately 300 graduates in attendance. Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center located in Harrisburg, delivered the keynote address.
Jeannine Peterson

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center located in Harrisburg, delivers the keynote address at the fall 2017 commencement ceremony. 

Jeannine Peterson

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Jeannine Peterson, CEO of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, delivers the keynote address at the fall 2017 commencement ceremony. 

Amber Sessoms and Nittany Lion

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Amber Sessoms, who received her doctor of education degree, with a major in adult education, poses with the Nittany Lion at Penn State Harrisburg's fall 2017 commencement ceremony. 

Jeannine Peterson

Jeannine D. Peterson to deliver fall 2017 commencement address

Jeannine D. Peterson, chief executive officer of Hamilton Health Center, a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 16.
graduate and lion

Prepare for the fall 2017 commencement ceremony

The Penn State Harrisburg fall 2017 ceremony will take place Saturday, December 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Graduates, register to reserve your seat at the ceremony before November 15.

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