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Dr. Richard Young

Penn State Harrisburg introduces Supply Chain concentration in its undergraduate Management program

Central Pennsylvania has rapidly become an East Coast hub for transportation and warehousing industries.

That burgeoning industrial expansion has created a need for business managers to organize and direct the movement of goods.

Penn State Harrisburg, recognized for its leadership in logistics and supply chain management education, takes another step toward filling that regional professional void this fall.

Matthew Wilson awarded prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Humanities and English Matthew Wilson has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Literature and Culture to teach and write at the English Institute, University of Poland for the 2007-08 academic year.

Security and Risk Analysis undergraduate major now available

Modern-day concern over information security and analysis has led Penn State to develop a model program that will address the growing demand for specialists in security and intelligence.

That academic program, the Bachelor of Science in Security and Risk Analysis, will be available at Penn State Harrisburg beginning this summer.

Faculty member’s book examines W.E.B. Du Bois and criminology

The latest scholarly research by Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Shaun L. Gabbidon has resulted in a book being heralded as the first to discern the contribution of W.E.B. Du Bois’ work to criminology and criminal justice.

Professor’s book profiles challenges faced by transportation systems

In the past few decades, the field of transportation has changed dramatically. Deregulation and greater reliance on markets and the private sector has helped to reconfigure the transport industries.

Faculty member’s book examines impact of prison violence

America uses prisons now more than ever before.

But does the traditional form of incarceration really work? Are criminals actually rehabilitated in prison or do they return to the community just as violent — or more violent — than before?

From combat, to commencement, to a career

Augustine (Augie) Bravo’s walk to the stage May 19 to receive his Penn State Harrisburg diploma was the culmination of a journey which took him from his home in California, to combat in Iraq, and now to full-time employment in the midstate.

Gayle Yaverbaum to chair accreditation commission

Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Information Systems Gayle J. Yaverbaum is the new chair-elect of the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology in the U.S. and internationally.

Dr. Mukund Kulkarni

Mukund Kulkarni named Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Following a national search, Penn State Harrisburg has named Professor of Finance Mukund S. Kulkarni its Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

The appointment of Dr. Kulkarni, who has served in the position on an interim basis since July 2006, was announced today by Chancellor Madlyn L. Hanes.

Peter Idowu

Peter Idowu named University Administrative Fellow

Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Peter B. Idowu is one of three Penn State University Administrative Fellows for the 2007-08 academic year.

Dr. Idowu will be the Administrative Fellow for Rodney A. Erickson, executive vice president and provost of the University.