I originally enrolled in Penn State Harrisburg's Civil Engineering and MBA programs because I wanted to get a Penn State degree while learning in a smaller classroom setting. Attending the Harrisburg campus turned out to be a pivotal decision that not only expanded my knowledge, but also opened doors to unprecedented career opportunities.
The exceptional faculty at Penn State Harrisburg played a crucial role in shaping my academic experience. Their expertise, dedication, and passion in these programs were evident in every lecture and interaction. The personalized attention and mentorship I received fueled my intellectual curiosity, fostering an environment where I could thrive academically and grow professionally. Additionally, Penn State's robust network of alumni and industry connections has been a game-changer for me. The University's reputation opened doors to networking events, internships, and job opportunities that I might not have had access to otherwise. The alumni network is a testament to the success of the program and being part of this community has been an ongoing source of support and inspiration. Because of Penn State Harrisburg's reputation and the alumni connections, I was able to secure a job with HRG, who I dreamed of working for since I was a young boy. The skills acquired, the networks built, and the confidence instilled during my time at the University have undoubtedly accelerated my career and provided me with unlimited opportunities. Whether it be in navigating complex projects, mentoring staff, or making strategic decisions, the lessons learned at Penn State Harrisburg continue to influence my career path and allow me to positively impact the community.
I wholeheartedly recommend Penn State Harrisburg to anyone seeking not just an education but a transformative experience that will shape their future. My educational journey has been nothing short of extraordinary, and I am immensely grateful for the knowledge, skills, and connections that have propelled my career to new heights.
Caleb J Krauter '16,Project Manager,Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.
I credit my MBA independent study research for helping me analyze tools I need to reach my work goals. It was the best class I've taken. I could relate what I learned from Dr. Young and my research to my position at work.
I'm implementing a new system at work that resulted from my MBA program research. I'm getting college credit and real world experience, and it will help my career.