The Graduate School, in partnership with the Graduate and Professional Student Association and the Graduate School Alumni Society, will host the University’s first Three Minute Thesis competition for the entire graduate student community in the spring 2024 semester.
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.
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.
The Office of the Registrar and the Lambert Undergraduate Advising Center at Penn State Harrisburg will present “Schweek” scheduling week to assist students in scheduling their courses for spring 2024.
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.
The Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies at Penn State Harrisburg will host Shira Klein, associate professor of history at Chapman University, at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 25, via webinar. Klein will present a lecture titled “Editing the Holocaust: Distortion of History on Wikipedia.”
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Penn State Harrisburg School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will host a multi-speaker event to promote awareness of domestic violence from a trauma-informed perspective from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 27. The event will take place in Room C213 in the Olmsted Building on campus.
Penn State Harrisburg will host a Graduate School Open House at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Hanes Library on campus. The session will offer an opportunity to learn about the college’s more than 30 graduate-level programs, including master’s, doctoral and certification options.