Patricia Marie Luna received her bachelor of science degree in criminal justice as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020. The 53 year-old said she was so proud to share her story, adding, “If I can do it, anyone can.”
The Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs and the City of Harrisburg have received the 2020 Innovative Public Service Partnership Award from the Keystone State Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for their collaborative efforts to address issues of importance to Harrisburg City residents.
Penn State Harrisburg this spring recognized outstanding employee contributions with the 2020 faculty and staff awards. Nominated by the college community, and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards.
Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards were presented during a ceremony on campus in September 2019.
Penn State Harrisburg has selected six graduates to serve as student marshals at the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. The graduates will bear the banners representing each academic school, and together with the faculty marshals lead the graduating students during the ceremony processional.
The newest class of sheriff deputies will graduate from the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, which the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute administers, on Friday, Nov. 22.