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Penn State Harrisburg to hold new student convocation Aug. 21

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a new student convocation on Sunday, Aug. 21 in the Capital Union Building (CUB) gym. Convocation is the first event of the new academic year and serves as the ceremonial start for all incoming first-year students, marking their formal entry into the life and traditions of Penn State University. 
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International, domestic students visit D.C. for Global Engagement trip

Penn State students visited Washington, D.C. the weekend of April 1-3 as part of a trip planned by the Global Engagement Team within Penn State Global. The student group was a diverse mixture of students from across the commonwealth, with 30 domestic students and 145 international students representing 31 countries.
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Penn State, regional colleges gathered to work on strategic equity goals

The 2022 Summer Institute for Equity in the Academic Experience held in June saw 16 teams across Penn State colleges and campuses, as well as seven teams from regional colleges and universities, gather in person at Penn State Harrisburg and virtually to focus on expanding access and advancing academic equity at their institutions.