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College offers engineering review courses in advance of exams

Penn State Harrisburg is offering assistance to engineers and students planning to take the April 2008 Professional Engineering or Fundamentals of Engineering exams.

The college’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology and Office of Continuing Education are partnering to offer review courses beginning this fall in advance of the April exams.

ESL certificate program earns $1.37 million federal grant

A $1.37 million federal grant will now enable Penn State Harrisburg to extend its successful English as a Second Language certificate program to secondary teachers in math, social studies, language arts, and science throughout the Commonwealth.

Faculty member’s book focuses on ‘Ecolution’ and ‘Ecolutionaries’

A Penn State Harrisburg faculty member has not only co-authored a book tying sound environmental decisions to business profitability, he’s also had a hand in creating new words to describe the effort and those who embrace it.

The newly coined words are "ecolution" and "ecolutionaries."

Newest master’s program links engineering with management

Master’s-level study integrating engineering study with business and management principles is coming to Penn State Harrisburg.

College plays key role in regional partnership

Penn State Harrisburg plays a key role in a dynamic regional partnership to support technology-focused economic development and the creation of high-tech jobs.

14 faculty members earn promotions

Fourteen Penn State Harrisburg faculty members have earned promotions in academic rank from the University, effective July 1, 2007.

Promoted to professor are:

  • Shaun L. Gabbidon, criminal justice;

  • Steven A. Melnick, education;

  • Girish H. Subramanian, information systems;

  • Yuefeng Xie, environmental engineering; and

Mechanicsburg artists work on exhibit through Sept. 30

Refined abstract paintings and mixed media works by Mechanicsburg artist Andrea Lynn Lentz are on public display through September 30 in the main central hallway of Penn State Harrisburg’s Olmsted Building.

Timothy Breneisen joins Recycling Markets Center

Timothy J. Breneisen is the new recycling program manager for the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, effective July 16.

Dr. Jeremy Plant

How safe are our nation’s railroads?

On any given day, thousands of trains move across the American landscape. Each one of them might present a potential threat to the safety of individuals and families, to the continued functioning of our communities and the underpinnings of our economy.

Morris and Linda Schwab

Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room dedicated

With the creation of the Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room, Penn State Harrisburg now has a visible centerpiece in its effort to establish the first Holocaust Study Center in the region.

A community and University focal point for Holocaust education, the Schwab Family Holocaust Reading Room is the result of a generous donation from Harrisburg resident Linda Schwab and the late Morris Schwab.

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