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Meghan Jones and Mary Imgrund

Harrisburg alums’ business venture combines support for the arts and local development

The HBG Flea, a curated pop-up market founded by Penn State Harrisburg alumni Meghan Jones (left) and Mary Imgrund (right), showcases local vendors and attracts hundreds of shoppers.


Penn State Harrisburg to host two discussions on the opioid epidemic

Penn State Harrisburg faculty are dedicated to understanding this crisis and combating addiction in the state. To that end, the college will host two discussions related to the current opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania.
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New online criminal justice master’s degree aimed at professionals in field

Applications are being accepted now for the master of professional studies in criminal justice policy and administration, a new 30-credit program being offered online through Penn State World Campus and taught by faculty from Penn State’s College of Liberal Arts and the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs. Courses will begin in fall 2018.

Penn State Harrisburg course helps fight opioid addiction in the community

Penn State Harrisburg faculty are finding unique ways to educate students on how they can be a part of battling the opioid epidemic. Dr. Weston Kensinger is helping by providing tools to graduate students to make a positive difference. He hopes the students in his colloquium class — mostly working professionals — will take their newfound knowledge to the wider community.
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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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Penn State Harrisburg to host South Central PA Robotics Competition Nov. 11

Penn State Harrisburg will host the seventh annual South Central PA Robotics Competition on Nov. 11. The event is designed to strengthen relationships between the region’s students and educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and includes middle school, high school and college-level students.
John Urschel

John Urschel to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Urschel, former Penn State and NFL football player, will share his journey of where a love of math has taken him and where it can take students and explain how math extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and into everyday life.