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Sell-A-Thon Students

Harrisburg students compete nationally at Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon

For a team of students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, participating in the Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon in St. Louis, Missouri, this spring was an opportunity to compete nationally with other business students from across the country.
Sell-A-Thon Students

Harrisburg students succeed in business at national Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon

Students who participated in the national Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon included, from left to right, Jake H. Nickalls, Samantha Pazos, Irenitemi Famadewa, Tanushree B. Lahiry, and Kenshay Kerr.

Business administration student receives SHRM Assurance of Learning Certificate

Hannah Witwer of Hershey, Pennsylvania, majoring in marketing, received the Assurance of Learning Certificate at the Advanced Level of Knowledge from the Society of Human Resource Management. She was part of the first cohort at Penn State Harrisburg to take the test and successfully passed it.

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.
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.
Students Building Race Car

Students build a car and their résumés en route to first competition

In their spare time, a group of engineering students in the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg decided to build a race car from scratch, on their own, with no background on how to do it. That was in the spring of 2015. This May, they took their vehicle to Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, to compete with 120 other college teams.
Students Building Race Car

Students build a car and their résumés en route to first competition

Penn State Harrisburg students traveled to Brooklyn, Michigan, in May 2017 to compete against 120 other college teams at Michigan International Speedway with a race car they built from scratch. 

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