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Richard Ross to discuss art in activism at Penn State Harrisburg

The Criminal Justice Club at Penn State Harrisburg will host photographer, researcher, and professor of art Richard Ross on Thursday, September 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Morrison Gallery in the college’s library. Ross will discuss his book “Juvenile in Justice,” and using art in activism.
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Lisa Gansky, entrepreneur and bestselling author, to speak at Harrisburg

Lisa Gansky, entrepreneur and bestselling author will present “The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing” as part of the PNC Thought Leaders Lecture Series at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center.

Board OKs purchase of Nittany Village apartment complex, additional land

To help address the needs of a growing residential student population at Penn State Harrisburg, the Penn State Board of Trustees today (Sept. 14) approved the purchase of the Nittany Village apartment complex situated next to campus, as well as a parcel of land adjacent to the campus that is currently being used by the college as athletic fields.
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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State Harrisburg celebrates Constitution Day

Penn State Harrisburg held its annual Constitution Day celebration on Sept. 17. A celebration of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787, schools and colleges nationwide commemorate this day with a variety of activities.

Harrisburg's Joel Geary serves on national Praxis advisory committee

Joel Geary, teacher education project manager and certification officer in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, participated on the Educational Testing Service's (ETS) national advisory committee seeking to improve the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators assessment in July.
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‘Namaste India’ comes to Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg will present "Namaste India" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the college’s Student Enrichment Center – Mukund S. Kulkarni Theater.

Graduate School Open House September 18

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, September 18 at 6 p.m. in the college library.
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Constitution Day events scheduled at Penn State campuses

Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.

Mathews to discuss waste products in construction materials

Dr. Grady Mathews, assistant professor of civil engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present "Utilization of Waste Products in Construction Materials" on Wednesday, September 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.