Penn State Harrisburg has named six graduates to represent each academic school and graduate studies as student marshals for the fall 2023 commencement ceremony. The graduates will bear the banners representing each academic school and, together with the faculty marshals, lead the graduating students during the commencement processional.
Penn State Harrisburg recently announced the winners of its People to Watch Awards, graduates from each of the college’s schools who have made a significant contribution to the betterment of society through their personal and professional endeavors.
Penn State Harrisburg has announced the recipients of the college’s annual Alumni Achievement Awards. One graduate from each of the college’s five academic schools earned the accolade thanks to their outstanding professional accomplishments.
Dan Mallinson, associate professor of public policy and administration and professor-in-charge of the masters in public administration program in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg, has been selected as a Rockefeller Institute of Government 2023-24 Richard P. Nathan Public Policy Fellow.
They didn’t leave their seats in the Olmsted Building classroom, but Penn State Harrisburg students taking a criminal justice course on the court system recently spent 12 minutes inside a Texas jail — or at least it felt that way.
Emma Leonard Boyle, associate professor of political science at Penn State Harrisburg, has been named chair of the graduate portfolio in homeland security that is exclusively offered online through Penn State World Campus.
Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Criminology in recognition of his outstanding contributions to enhancing intellectual diversity in the field of criminology.
Whether reporting the news, inspecting cell towers or helping families in need, students at Penn State Harrisburg participated in summer internships to enhance their skills, make professional connections and get a jump start on future career paths.
Michele Tantardini, assistant professor of public administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has co-authored a new book that explores the influence of religions on the functioning of public administrative systems across the globe.
The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration has extended the accreditation for the master’s of public administration program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs.