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Bret Williams batting

Penn State Harrisburg baseball team has historic season

For just the second time in program history, the Penn State Harrisburg baseball team competed in the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Tournament, earning the No. 2 seed in the four-team regional and recording its first NCAA tournament win. During the season, the team won five games over nationally ranked teams.
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Inaugural Drawdown Scholars class arrives at Penn State

Fifty-five undergraduate students from across the country have arrived at Penn State to take part in the first-ever Drawdown Scholars Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Dubbed Drawdown Scholars, the students will spend eight weeks embedded in research programs across the University, with the aim of investigating positive solutions-orientated paths to take action on climate change.
Holly Maitland-Mckenna in pool

Penn State Harrisburg swim instructor to swim the English Channel

Penn State Harrisburg swim instructor Holly Maitland-Mckenna is set to swim the English Channel this month, sometime between June 9 and 13. Her swim is dedicated to help raise money for Four Diamonds, in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Commonwealth Campus faculty receive Jack P. Royer Award

The Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses has recognized three faculty members from across Penn State with the Jack P. Royer Active and Collaborative Learning Award.

Beta Gamma Sigma chapter earns highest honors, students reap benefits

For the third year in a row, the student chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration was recognized as a Highest Honors chapter by the AACSB – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.