Robert L. Smith astonished the Penn State University Libraries’ Penn State Harrisburg Library with a $1 million estate gift. Although he had no known connection to Penn State except as a community borrower of library materials, his posthumous generosity will support future generations of Penn State Harrisburg students’ academic needs.
Penn State has released updated COVID-19 dashboard results for the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. The dashboard will continue to be updated on Tuesdays and Fridays through the end of the fall semester with the latest student and employee testing numbers for each campus.
Penn State Harrisburg is offering a new academic minor in sales. Administered by the college’s School of Business Administration, the minor is designed to develop consultative selling skills that will benefit students throughout their careers.
Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Nov. 20 to 22, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. As of Nov. 23 at University Park, there are 348 active student cases, up from 318 at the last update on Nov. 20, and 4,462 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.
Shaun Gabbidon has been teaching about race, ethnicity, and crime for more than two decades. And though many of the basic principles have stayed the same, according to Gabbidon, the importance of teaching these topics has never been greater, especially for students studying criminal justice.
The Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society recently announced the winners of its People to Watch Awards, graduates from each of the college’s schools who have made a significant contribution to the betterment of society through their personal and professional endeavors.
Penn State released preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Nov. 13 to 19 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Nov. 20). The University Park campus received 164 positive on-demand test results and two positive random test results from student testing during the period of Nov. 13 to 19.