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Newest class of sheriff deputies set to graduate from Penn State-run academy

The newest class of sheriff deputies graduated from Pennsylvania’s Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, which the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute administers, on Friday, May 18.
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Three Harrisburg grad students receive University information literacy awards

Three Penn State Harrisburg graduate students have received the Penn State University Libraries Award for Information Literacy, which recognizes students' scholarly work based on a foundation of careful background research and literature review.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.

Researcher examines religion and patient-therapist relationships

Stephanie Winkeljohn Black, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, sees a gap between how mental health counselors manage religious beliefs and the type of understanding and care that their clients need. She has made closing that gap a mission.

Harrisburg dedicates the Courtney Pollock Memorial Field and Softball Complex

Penn State Harrisburg recently hosted the dedication of the Courtney Pollock Memorial Field and Softball Complex on campus. The event honored the memory of Penn State Harrisburg alumna Courtney Pollock, who passed away in June 2013 from cancer.

School of Humanities doctoral students receive University awards

Caitlin Black and Kathryn Holmes, doctoral students in the American studies program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, have been recognized by the University for outstanding achievement.
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Study tour takes Penn State Harrisburg students on a business trip to London

Students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration took a “Business Trip” to London during Spring Break in early March 2018, which offered a weeklong look at international business.
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Emily Brown named new director of Harrisburg economic development course

Emily Brown has been named the new director of Penn State Harrisburg’s nationally accredited economic development course. The course enrolls full-time economic development practitioners and other business development professionals, teaching participants theoretical and practical approaches to economic development.
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Penn State Harrisburg offers summer courses, financial aid for educators

Penn State Harrisburg delivers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs for teachers throughout the summer.
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Penn State Harrisburg students' stormwater study aims to reduce local flooding

Nearly five inches of rain fell on Middletown Borough on July 23, 2017, most of it within one hour. The amount of water was simply more than the borough's stormwater system could handle. Flooding occurred in several locations in the borough and the entrance to the Penn State Harrisburg campus from Route 230 was also under water. Senior engineering students at the college think they can help if it happens again.