The Office of Research and Outreach at Penn State Harrisburg will hold Faculty Research Day from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. via Zoom. Ann M. Schlenker, director of the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory, will deliver the keynote address.
The Penn State Autism and Developmental Disorders Collaborative’s virtual monthly seminar series will present “An Introduction to Applied Behavioral Analysis and Research at Penn State Harrisburg,” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, via Zoom.
Researchers at Penn State Harrisburg are teaming with the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and state and national non-profit organizations to lead a statewide campaign to reduce the stigma associated with Opioid Use Disorder. The Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research at Penn State Harrisburg is spearheading the effort which aims to change misinformed attitudes surrounding the disorder and alleviate their negative consequences.
Penn State Harrisburg will offer a new comprehensive undergraduate degree program in fall 2020 that will prepare students to pursue graduate education and certification as a speech therapist (speech language pathologist) or audiologist.
For many students, finding an internship during the coronavirus pandemic has been difficult. Thankfully for some Penn State Harrisburg students in the School of Behavioral Science and Education, several faculty and staff members came together before the summer began to help ensure students met their internship requirements, and provided them unique experiences that enriched their learning.
A course in career counseling allowed second year master’s students in Penn State Harrisburg’s applied clinical psychology program to conceptualize how the world of work and mental health influence one another. The students worked in pairs over the spring semester to research and produce methods of helping community members seek guidance for their careers.
Tyler Love, assistant professor of elementary/middle grades STEM education and director of the Capital Area Institute for Math and Science at Penn State Harrisburg recently was recognized by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association with two awards.