The newest class of deputy sheriffs graduated from the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, thanks to the collaboration between Penn State and Pennsylvania, on Friday, May 7.
Outstanding student projects were recognized during the recent Penn State Harrisburg School of Science, Engineering, and Technology Capstone Design Conference. The virtual conference was the culmination of students’ undergraduate studies and provided the opportunity to combine classroom learning with real-life applications and collaborate with industry sponsors.
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration and School of Science, Engineering, and Technology recently inducted 15 students into the college’s newly chartered Upsilon Pi Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Pennsylvania.
A recent survey conducted by the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg’s Institute of State and Regional Affairs has found that many Pennsylvanians are “vaccine hesitant” — indicating that they probably or definitely will not receive the coronavirus vaccine. Vaccine hesitancy varied by several key demographics, including race, age and region. Addressing these differences may be crucial for the next stage of the commonwealth’s vaccination effort.
Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has been named a Distinguished Alumnus by Indiana University of Pennsylvania, an honor bestowed upon fewer than 400 of its more than 150,000 alumni. Gabbidon received his doctoral degree in criminology in 1996.