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Penn State Harrisburg to hold Faculty Research Day

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.

My road to commencement: Pravallika Sanke

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.”

My Road to Commencement: Nicole Hill

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 recognizes alumni achievement

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.