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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.