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Chef Athan Spanos in the Penn State Harrisburg kitchen

Penn State Harrisburg chef wins regional culinary challenge

Penn State Harrisburg managing chef and culinary support specialist Athan Spanos has won the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Culinary Challenge and earned a Gold American Culinary Federation (ACF) medal.
squid ink pasta with crispy Rhode Island oyster, poached squid sausage, sautéed curry clam, batonnet zucchini, and pan roasted butternut squash in a saffron cream sauce

Penn State Harrisburg chef wins regional culinary challenge

Spanos’ dish of squid ink pasta with crispy Rhode Island oyster, poached squid sausage, sautéed curry clam, batonnet zucchini, and pan roasted butternut squash in a saffron cream sauce thoroughly impressed the judges and the entire conference. 

Chef Athan Spanos in the Penn State Harrisburg kitchen

Penn State Harrisburg chef wins regional culinary challenge

Representing Penn State, Harrisburg managing chef and culinary support specialist Athan Spanos won the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Culinary Challenge and earned a Gold American Culinary Federation (ACF) medal.

Chef Athan Preparing Meal

Penn State Harrisburg chef wins regional culinary challenge

Chef Athan Spanos prepares his award winning dish.

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Harrisburg dedicates the Courtney Pollock Memorial Field and Softball Complex

Penn State Harrisburg recently hosted the dedication of the Courtney Pollock Memorial Field and Softball Complex on campus. The event honored the memory of Penn State Harrisburg alumna Courtney Pollock, who passed away in June 2013 from cancer.
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Penn State Harrisburg dedicates the Courtney Pollock Memorial Field and Softball Complex

Penn State Harrisburg named its softball field and complex in honor of Courtney Pollock, an alumna of the college who passed away in 2013.

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National Biomechanics Day puts learning in motion

The kinesiology program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education recently hosted its first National Biomechanics Day event on campus for local high school students.
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Madlyn Hanes to deliver Harrisburg spring 2018 commencement address

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its 2018 spring commencement at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. Approximately 780 degrees are expected to be conferred at the ceremony. Madlyn L. Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor at Penn State, will deliver the keynote address at the ceremony.
Dr. Madlyn Hanes

Dr. Madlyn Hanes to deliver spring 2018 commencement address

Madlyn Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor at Penn State.

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Student achievement recognized at awards ceremony

Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2018 Student Awards Ceremony.

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