As student athletes and de facto ambassadors for Penn State Harrisburg’s upstart NCAA Division III athletics program, you couldn’t ask for more from Kenton Alston and Kara Boyd.
It takes a special kind of student to choose a more rigorous academic path than is the norm. Yet with applications to the Penn State Harrisburg Honors Program increasing thirteen-fold between 2010 and 2011, plenty of students are seeing the appeal.
- Industry support funds lab, prepares students for utility jobs
- Board diversity good for business, researcher says
- Hoover named director of development and alumni relations
- Book combines storytelling with math
- Student’s award-winning research focuses on unique Colombian music
- College ratings top competitors in national survey
- Herb garden adds flavor to campus
- College names alumni award winners
- Moses named honorary Penn State alum
- Alum receives University award
- With 4,269 students, the college this fall became the largest Penn State campus outside of University Park.
- The $1.6 million biofuels research and teaching laboratory and greenhouse was dedicated this fall.
- The Pennsylvania State Data Center on campus, the state liaison to the U.S. Census Bureau, celebrated its 30th anniversary.
- In May, the college conferred its first doctorate in American Studies, the newest of three doctoral programs offered at the college.
- The first international articulation agreement, a “2 + 2” program with India’s NMAM Institute of Technology, was signed this past summer.