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$2.5M gift to create the Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research

Penn State Harrisburg has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Douglas W. Pollock Foundation to establish the Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research on its campus. The center will address two areas of the substance abuse problem within the central Pennsylvania region, while serving as a catalyst to enhance communications and align numerous agencies and organizations in efforts to combat substance abuse.
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Penn State Harrisburg track and field joins New Jersey Athletic Conference

Penn State Harrisburg’s men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs will compete as an affiliate member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) beginning in 2019-20, as announced by the conference in April.
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Annual Capstone Design Conference showcases student creativity and innovation

Penn State Harrisburg's School of Science, Engineering, and Technology held its annual Capstone Design Conference on May 3. Senior engineering students are required to complete a capstone project, which combines classroom learning with real-life applications.

Call to service inspired these deputy sheriffs to help local communities

The newest class of sheriff deputies will graduate from Pennsylvania’s Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, which the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute administers, on Friday, May 17.
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Penn State Harrisburg spring 2019 commencement featured first student marshals

For the first time, Penn State Harrisburg selected six graduates to serve as student marshals at the spring 2019 commencement ceremony. The graduates bore the banners representing each academic school, and together with the faculty marshals led the graduating students during the ceremony processional.