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Nursing Lab

Select Medical gift will name Penn State Harrisburg nursing lab, support scholarships and STEM programs

Select Medical has made a $250,000 gift that will name the Select Medical Nursing Simulation Lab at Penn State Harrisburg, a 2,600 square-foot state-of-the-art facility with six patient beds, two simulation rooms, a central observation area, and an adjoining classroom.

Penn State Harrisburg to honor Louise Hoffman with memorial bench

To honor the many contributions of the late Dr. Louise Hoffman, associate professor of Humanities, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities will dedicate a memorial bench on Friday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. on Vartan Plaza near the campus bookstore.

Dr. Hoffman was a dedicated faculty member in the School of Humanities, from 1985 until her death in 2010.  She taught courses in history and humanities, about which she was passionate. 

University will transition to new emergency messaging service this summer

This summer, Penn State will transition to a new emergency messaging system, away from the current service known as PSUTXT. The transition to the new service, which will be called PSUAlert, will begin in late May and will continue through June. No action is required at this time; to learn more, visit this link

Discussion to focus on how the American public engages in the arts

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled Digital Engagements:  The 2012 NEA Survey and the Changing Face of the Arts, on Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Commencement

Graduating students: Prepare for 2014 spring commencement

Graduating students, you’ve made it this far, now make sure you’re ready for commencement!

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2014 ceremony will take place Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Symposium on signal integrity to bring together students, researchers, and professionals

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the Eighth Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus.  Signal integrity involves the quality of electrical signals passing through connectors used in electronic devices like computers or cellular phones. 

Three Mile Island

Penn State Harrisburg to mark Three Mile Island accident's 35th anniversary

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, Penn State Harrisburg will host the conference TMI @ 35: The Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis in Perspective – Analyses, Stories, Policies on March 27 to 28 in the library Morrison Gallery. The conference opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 27.
Three Mile Island

Penn State Harrisburg to mark Three Mile Island accident 35th anniversary with two-day conference

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, Penn State Harrisburg will host the conference TMI @ 35:  The Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis in Perspective – Analyses, Stories, Policies, March 27 to 28 on campus in the library Morrison Gallery.  The conference opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. 

Daniel Victor

New York Times social media staff editor to discuss social media communications at Penn State Harrisburg

Daniel Victor, New York Times social media staff editor, will give the final presentation in this spring’s Communications Speakers Series at Penn State Harrisburg on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Capital Union Building (CUB).  His discussion will spotlight the fast-growing field of social media communications from the vantage point of the New York Times newsroom. One of the field’s young pioneers, Victor is a Penn State alumnus and former Patriot-News reporter.

Publishing

Publishing celebration to honor college faculty, staff March 20

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

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