Campus Life

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Harrisburg first-generation students ‘build a path for others to follow’

Penn State Harrisburg recently held events to celebrate first-generation students, connect them with resources, and help them meet first-generation faculty and staff who are available to help them. First-generation students Juan Serrano and Raulybel Perez worked with a committee of Student Affairs staff members to plan the events.
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Class of 2024 votes to establish the UPUA Basic Needs Endowment

At an event held on Oct. 31, leaders from the Student Philanthropy Network announced that the class of 2024 has voted to create the University Park Undergraduate Association Basic Needs Endowment as their class gift. The fund will provide sustained support for students facing hardships in pursuit of their degree.
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Students test their sales skills at inaugural Harrisburg competition

Students from Penn State Harrisburg and five other colleges put their sales skills to the test on Oct. 13 and 14 at the inaugural sales competition hosted by the School of Business Administration. The competition, sponsored by D&H Distributing, featured a case competition, elevator pitch competition, networking opportunities and more.