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Student doing STEM experiment

High school students get a hands on look at STEM at Harrisburg summer camp

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) hosted the second STEM Summer Enrichment Program, a free summer camp for high school juniors and seniors, from June 12 through 23. Thirty-three students from 18 different Pennsylvania schools attended the program.

Douds and Ahlin book examines correctional policies

Anne Douds, lecturer in criminal justice, and Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice, both at Penn State Harrisburg, have recently had their book, “Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies: Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices,” published by Lexington Books.

CAIMS and Middletown Area School District to bring coding to the classroom

The Middletown Area School District in Middletown, Pennsylvania, this spring brought coding to their schools through a partnership with the Capital Area Institute for Science and Mathematics (CAIMS) at Penn State Harrisburg.
Amish quilts

Not just the Amish

From the Christmas tree to hex signs, the Easter bunny to Groundhog Day, Pennsylvania Germans, have had a profound effect on American culture. Among the earliest American settlers, they still abide as an American folk group. Penn State folklorist and historian Simon Bronner recently spoke with us about current directions in the study of this distinctive culture.

Hirt, Murphy earn gold prize in Book of the Year Awards

Jen Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, received a gold prize in the anthology category of the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards competition.
Sell-A-Thon Students

Harrisburg students compete nationally at Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon

For a team of students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, participating in the Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon in St. Louis, Missouri, this spring was an opportunity to compete nationally with other business students from across the country.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize four people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with the College of the Liberal Arts, the College of Engineering, Undergraduate Education and Penn State Harrisburg.
Fountain at Penn State Harrisburg

Harrisburg chancellor highlights campus growth, educational leadership

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni reflected on the campus’ 50-year history as an educational leader and economic driver in the capital region, while discussing the growth and transformation of the campus, during the University’s Board of Trustees July meeting today (July 21), held at the campus.

Provost’s report to trustees showcases Commonwealth Campuses

Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones discussed Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses and how they continue to fulfill the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service individually and collaboratively, during a report today (July 21) to the Board of Trustees.

Penn State Harrisburg program provides technology assistance to older citizens

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a free two-week technology assistance program aimed at helping older citizens in Middletown and surrounding areas navigate computers and smartphones.

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