Despite COVID-19 presenting a variety of challenges to countless university programs, organizations and activities, the Chancellor's Leadership Access Student Program at Penn State Harrisburg, which welcomed a new cohort of students during the fall 2020 semester, saw its highest number of applicants in program history.
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Penn State Scranton Instructional Designer Griff Lewis and colleagues from other campuses held Commonwealth Connections: Instructor Day, an all-day virtual faculty development event featuring engaging Zoom sessions devoted to various facets of online course delivery.
In preparation for spring semester, more than 370 faculty from every Penn State campus across the Commonwealth recently participated in Instructor Day, a full day virtual symposium intended to provide strategies and tools for success and energize faculty for the upcoming semester.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has announced that Penn State Harrisburg’s human resource management concentration in the management academic program has renewed its alignment with the group’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates through 2025.
Each year the Penn State World Campus Outstanding Alumni Awards recognize the success of alumni as leaders in their field and the impact they have on society and their profession. From a career in service by securing the homeland, to inspiring others by overcoming the odds, all are attributes of this year’s recipients, retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. and American Airlines Captain Linda Wackerman and William “Monty” Elam.
As part of the University’s comprehensive testing strategy for the spring semester, all Penn State students must meet requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to their return or if they are already living in their campus community.
Jeffrey Tolbert, assistant professor of American studies and folklore in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, offered a glimpse into the phenomenon of the Slender Man and the digital world of supernatural belief during a presentation as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Capital Connections series.