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University Alumni Association honors Harter

In honor of his tireless volunteer efforts on behalf of the University, Life Sciences Greenhouse Senior Vice President Kevin M. Harter, '90 IS, '05 MBA, has been named the recipient of one of the Alumni Association's most coveted honors.

Harter, chair of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers, received the University's Philip Philip Mitchell Service Award during formal ceremonies October 13 at University Park.

Michael Kenney

Faculty member awarded grant to research how terrorists learn

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member´s ongoing research is aimed at helping the U.S. Justice Department and law enforcement authorities thwart possible terrorist attacks against the United States.

Harrisburg artist’s work on exhibit in Olmsted Building

The work of Harrisburg artist Viktor Terechko is on public display through March 30 in the main central hallway of Olmsted Building at Penn State Harrisburg.

College hosts MATHCOUNTS competition Feb. 3

Hershey Middle School will be seeking its fourth straight championship when teams from 25 area schools converge on Penn State Harrisburg Saturday, Feb. 3 for the 23rd annual MATHCOUNTS Competition.

Library hosting ‘Traditional Music of Pennsylvania’ concert series

"Traditional Music of Pennsylvania" is the focus of three upcoming concerts hosted by Penn State Harrisburg’s library.

‘Clean’ comedy comes to campus January 24

Tiny Glover brings his crowd-pleasing, "clean" comedy to Penn State Harrisburg Wednesday, Jan. 24.

The performance by the veteran comedian is free and open to the public at 9:30 p.m. in the Community Center of the student housing complex east of Olmsted Building on campus.

Performances to celebrate Black History Month

Performances by an award-winning slam poet and an African dance and drum ensemble, and an appearance by "Frederick Douglass" highlight Penn State Harrisburg’s February observance of Black History Month.

All performances are free and open to the public.

Dr. Cynthia Mara

$1.65 million grant funding long-term care study

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has asked a research team at Penn State Harrisburg to develop and implement a plan to explore issues related to current and projected participation in long-term care services.

18th Annual High Achievers Academic Bowl on campus March 22

Teams from eight area schools will square off when the High Achievers Academic Bowl returns to the Penn State Harrisburg campus for the eighteenth year on Thursday, March 22.

Dr. John Haddad

Faculty member lends expertise to planned photo exhibit

Assistant Professor of American Studies and Literature John Haddad recently returned from a two-day workshop at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles designed to explore and discuss its large and unique collection of Chinese photographs.