Penn State Harrisburg will hold its fall 2022 commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Giant Center in Hershey. Jennifer A. Chambers will deliver the keynote address at the ceremony. Chambers is senior vice president and chief medical officer at Capital Blue Cross in Harrisburg.
The Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies at Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Holocaust survivor Peter Stern for a virtual presentation of his story on Thursday, Dec. 1. The event is co-sponsored by the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center in Philadelphia.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Office of Student Affairs will host a Multicultural Graduation Celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the Capital Union Building events room. The event is intended to celebrate the accomplishments of historically underserved and underrepresented students.
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration and School of Science, Engineering, and Technology recently inducted 13 new student members, and an honorary alum into the Sigma Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international honor society for the computing and information disciplines.
Alumni leaders power the Penn State Alumni Association. There are nearly 300 affiliate groups that aim to unite Penn Staters through shared interests, academic colleges, campuses and geographic regions. These groups are led by dedicated volunteers, with guidance from the Alumni Association. The Alumni Association celebrated the inspiring efforts of these groups and their leaders last month during the 2022 Volunteer Awards.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Kulkarni Cultural Series will celebrate the holidays with a stage adaptation of a classic holiday film, “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre,” on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center on campus.
A new mobile Penn State id+ card is anticipated to launch in January 2023, allowing students to use their mobile devices to conveniently, safely and securely access campus housing facilities, purchase meals, and more.
Students interested in learning about internships and careers in health policy can hear from a variety of industry professionals during a panel discussion hosted by the Penn State Health Policy and Administration Consortium from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, via Zoom.
When Andrew Butch was forced to retire from the U.S. Army in 2017, he felt like the rug had been pulled out from under him. Now a graduate student earning his master’s degree in applied clinical psychology, Butch and others on campus are working to better connect student veterans with the resources and support they need.