Award-winning journalist and author Amy Goodman will present “Democracy in Crisis: The Power of Independent Journalism,” on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre at Penn State Harrisburg.
Penn State was named a collaborating institution in a $66 million dollar U.S. Department of Energy Urban Integrated Field (Urban IFL) program designed to study the impacts of climate change on American cities.
As a new semester begins at Penn State Harrisburg, students and other campus community members are reminded that many resources and services are available to help them stay safe as they study and enjoy campus life.
As students plan their return to Penn State campuses for the fall 2022 semester, the University continues to provide resources to help individuals stay safe and healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Penn State University Health Services (UHS) is encouraging students to protect themselves against monkeypox in light of cases in Pennsylvania and nationally. Monkeypox is a viral infection primarily spread through prolonged close contact. It is not a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and anybody can be at risk, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
Penn State Harrisburg is planning several events to welcome students to campus for the fall semester. Extending through the first week of classes, Welcome Week activities are intended to welcome back returning students and help new students become engaged with campus life and the surrounding community.
As part of Welcome Week activities, Penn State Harrisburg will host leadership coach and team architect Donna Fishter for a talk titled “The Path of Discomfort Leads to Greatness” on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Kulkarni Theatre, Student Enrichment Center on campus.
Penn State Harrisburg will hold a new student convocation on Sunday, Aug. 21 in the Capital Union Building (CUB) gym. Convocation is the first event of the new academic year and serves as the ceremonial start for all incoming first-year students, marking their formal entry into the life and traditions of Penn State University.