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Penn State Harrisburg track-and-field athlete wins NCAA title in discus throw

Penn State Harrisburg senior Cameron Yon became the first student-athlete in school history to win a national championship when he secured gold in the discus throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
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Commuter meal plans offer dining options for off-campus students

Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
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Penn State Harrisburg awarded $300,000 to implement teacher residency program

Penn State Harrisburg is among four universities to receive state funding to implement a residency program to prepare future teachers. The college received funding last year to develop and plan an undergraduate residency program, and this year’s $300,000 in funding will support the full implementation of the program.
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Fishing leads to investigation of environmental changes in waterways

A fisherman's curiosity led to identification of the correlation between microbial communities in recreational freshwater locales and seasonal environmental changes, according to a team of researchers from Penn State.

Penn State Harrisburg announces new major in biobehavioral health

Penn State Harrisburg is now offering a new bachelor of science degree in biobehavioral health in the college’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education.
EnvironMentors is seeking mentors at all levels, including faculty, graduate students and undergraduates.

Faculty mentors sought for the Penn State EnvironMentors program

EnvironMentors at Penn State, a local chapter of a national program focused on engaging and preparing underrepresented high school students for careers in STEM fields, is looking for faculty mentors as it expands into its second year.