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Penn State Harrisburg hosts second annual scavenger race

Penn State Harrisburg’s Counseling and Psychological Services has partnered with the college’s Student Disability Resources to host the annual scavenger race from 11:30 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 in the Library’s Morrison Gallery.
Schreyer Honors Scholar Lydia Williams

Author inspires Schreyer Scholar to research refugee education policies abroad

Penn State Harrisburg student and Schreyer Honors Scholar Lydia Williams spent three weeks in Turkey, researching the development of the nation's policies concerning the education of Syrian refugee children.
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'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' author to visit Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Rebecca Skloot and members of Henrietta Lacks’ family for a discussion on campus, at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Capital Union Building events room.

Natalia Aleksiun to present 'Family Networks and Surviving the Holocaust'

The Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies at Penn State Harrisburg will present a lecture by Natalia Aleksiun, titled “Family Networks and Surviving the Holocaust in Eastern Europe” at noon Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center (SEC).
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Penn State Harrisburg to hold Graduation Fair October 17

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduation Fair on Wednesday, October 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Building lobby on campus.
photo of book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

Penn State Harrisburg hosts “Discovering Henrietta: An Evening with the Lacks Family and Rebecca Skloot”

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" was chosen as this year's Penn State Harrisburg Reads selection.

Maria Turkson to discuss domestic violence awareness at Penn State Harrisburg

Maria A. Turkson, assistant teaching professor of psychology at Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will lead an interactive discussion and presentation to bring awareness to domestic violence from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in room W338 in the Olmsted Building on campus.

Dr. Joshua Kesterson to present major milestones in the study of cervical cancer

As part of this year’s Penn State Harrisburg Reads campaign lecture series, centered around Rebecca Skloot’s groundbreaking book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," the campus will welcome Dr. Joshua Kesterson to present a timeline of cervical cancer’s history from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.