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Lt. Col. Burt A. Biebuyck

Ceremony to honor veterans November 8


Lt. Col. Burt A. Biebuyck will be the guest speaker when Penn State Harrisburg honors the nation's veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Reuben Fast Horse

Native American family performs November 13

Reuben Fast Horse and his family bring Native American dance, song, culture, and history to Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Fast Horse and his Minnesota-based Lakota family, will perform at 12:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Auditorium on campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Alumni honored by Business Journal

Three Penn State Harrisburg graduates have been named to the prestigious “40 Under 40” list announced by the Central Penn Business Journal.

The annual listing, published for more than a decade and chosen by a team of judges, features area professionals under the age of 40 “who contribute to the vibrancy of the region’s economy and their community.”

Life 101

Ask Harrisburg entrepreneur Doug Neidich what adivce he'd give to young people starting out in careers, and he references this quote from Albert Einstein: "There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle".

Russell Horn creates scholarship

Penn State Harrisburg continues to benefit from York resident Russell E. Horn’s lifelong love for the University. Horn recently established the Russell E. Horn Trustee Matching Scholarship at Penn State Harrisburg.

Contributions recognize Charles Cole's distinguished service

For 35 years, Dr. Charles A. Cole was at the forefront of environmental education at Penn State Harrisburg - and throughout the nation and the world.

Jeffrey Miller

Alumni Society hands out annual awards

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Jeffrey Miller, the late Harrisburg businessman and philanthropist John O. Vartan, and the president and CEO of UGI Utilities David Trego were among the graduates honored at Penn State Harrisburg's Alumni Awards Banquet Friday, Oct. 19.

Puerto Rican author's presentation to focus on literature and cultures

Award-winning author Carmen Bernier-Grand brings her message of literature and cultures to Penn State Harrisburg’s Olmsted Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Bernier-Grand’s 6 to 7:30 p.m. presentation is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Clifford Jones

Program fund created in honor of Clifford Jones

Since the creation of Penn State Harrisburg in 1966, Clifford Jones has been a tireless advocate on behalf of the college and its students.

That indispensible legacy is being honored through the newly established Cliff Jones Program Fund for Good Government, announced at the October Alumni Awards banquet.

College participating in Toys for Tots campaign

Penn State Harrisburg is again participating in the annual Toys for Tots campaign in conjunction with the Harrisburg office of the U.S. Marine and Naval Reserve Center.