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.
Pravallika Sanke, who received her bachelor of science degree in health science as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020, credits the college with providing her with opportunities and a path for success, which she said has helped her become “a well-rounded individual while maintaining excellence in academics, leadership and service.”
Nicole Hill, who will receive her bachelor of science in electrical engineering as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020, decided she wanted to be an engineer after building her first robot in 11th grade, winning second place in a competition. Further fueling her determination and commitment to study engineering was the desire to see more African American women in that field.
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.
The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg has established an advisory board, which includes leaders in business, industry, and academe, many of whom are also alumni of the school.
Jesse Middaugh, assistant teaching professor of information sciences and technology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, was recently named the College of Information Sciences and Technology Statewide Faculty Member of the Year.