Christyan Seay, a 1987 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg’s business administration/management program, has been performing at the college’s ceremonies since his own commencement ceremony. Although he has missed several years, he’s been performing regularly for about 15.
Steven Johnson, popular science author and media theorist, will present, “Innovation: Where Good Ideas Come From,” at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in the Student Enrichment Center theatre on the Penn State Harrisburg campus.
Penn State Harrisburg students have a passion for giving back to the community. While organizations and clubs are required to complete at least a couple of community service projects a semester, students go above and beyond that requirement, giving their time to senior citizens, elementary and secondary school students, children suffering from cancer, shelters, soup kitchens, hospitals and much more.
Early in the fall 2017 semester, Harrisburg Benefiting THON joined with the Office of Student Engagement to create Little Lion Care Packages for pediatric hospital patients. The entire college community joined in, creating and filling bags with coloring books, crayons, and other fun activity items, along with messages of support and encouragement for the children.
Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.