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Speaker to address ‘How to Discuss Racism with a Racist’

In 1997, Quay Hanna set out on a mission to challenge racist and prejudiced views in his small community of Strasburg, Pa. Now, 10 years later, he is one of the most sought after speakers in America addressing the topic of racism with teenagers and young adults.

Acclaimed author, illustrator, artist speaks on campus April 3

Acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books, West African native Baba Wague Diakite, brings his unique storytelling skills to Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, April 3.

Diakite’s presentation and book signing at 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Auditorium is free and open to the public.

Statistician lecture will focus on data mining

The annual Distinguished Statistician Lecture at Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, April 5 will feature a look at data mining.

The lecture will feature Jerome H. Friedman, professor of statistics at Stanford University from 11 a.m. to noon in the Capital Union Building on campus.

Presentation on award-winning Chiapas Media Project March 21

For centuries, indigenous peoples and cultures of the world have been depicted and represented by people from the outside.

Recently, however, there has been an effort to provide new communication technology and training to indigenous peoples so they can represent themselves with their own words and images.

Students, graduate, faculty members to present at conference

Eight Penn State Harrisburg graduate students, one recent graduate, and two faculty members will be among the scholars discussing their current research at the annual conference of the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association March 30 and 31 in Baltimore.


March 19 faculty seminar to feature Edward W. Taylor

The next installment in the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the offices of Academic Affairs and Research and Graduate Studies will feature Associate Professor of Adult Education Edward W. Taylor addressing "Faux Painting to Bird Watching: Teaching in Nonformal Settings."

Robert Bylone appointed Markets Center executive director

Robert J. Bylone has been appointed Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, located on the campus of Penn State Harrisburg.

Personal account of abduction, imprisonment, rape comes to campus

Debra Puglisi Sharp was the kind of woman who got misty at Coke jingles and Hallmark cards. Trusting and idealistic, she was, in her own words, sentimental to a fault. Until the day it all changed in a brutal instant.

"Boobies Ball" March 23 to fund cancer awareness

A "Boobies Ball" to fund cancer awareness and research is coming to Penn State Harrisburg Friday, March 23.

Sponsored by the student Lion Ambassador organization on campus, the 9 p.m. to midnight dance in the Capital Union Building, all proceeds will be donated to the Middletown-based "Feel Your Boobies" Foundation.

‘Women in Society’ returns March 20 through 22

In observance of Women’s History Month, the public "Women in Society" series of events returns to Penn State Harrisburg March 20 through March 22.

Hosted and organized by the college Liaison Committee to the University Commission for Women, the series offers a variety of events ranging from a book signing, free health screenings, personal safety awareness, and a panel discussion featuring alumni. All events are free and open to the public.

The list of events includes: