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Penn State Harrisburg recognizes alumni achievements

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.
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Faculty Q&A: Dan Mallinson shares 2022 election insights

Pennsylvania has received national attention as the 2022 election approaches, with high-profile races for governor and the U.S. Senate. In a recent sit-down, Dan Mallinson, assistant professor of public policy and administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, discusses why Pennsylvania has been in the spotlight and what is at stake in some of the biggest races.
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Penn State Harrisburg announces News Literacy Grants

As part of a pilot program through Penn State’s Bellisario College of Communications, Penn State Harrisburg is offering four grants ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 ($20,000 total) to full-time faculty and staff members working on news literacy projects.
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Penn State Harrisburg to hold new student convocation Aug. 21

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.