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Amber Sessoms and Nittany Lion

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates fall 2017 graduates

Amber Sessoms, who received her doctor of education degree, with a major in adult education, poses with the Nittany Lion at Penn State Harrisburg's fall 2017 commencement ceremony. 

Students with senior

Sharing stories bonds students and senior citizens, enhances quality of life

For several weeks of a human development and family studies course titled “Perspectives on Aging,” Penn State Harrisburg students were paired with residents at a continuing care retirement community to mine their memories and deepen their understanding of each other in ways they didn't expect.
Students with senior

Sharing life stories bonds students and senior citizens, enhances quality of life

Penn State Harrisburg students Jing Wen Guo and Ann Asaah share the scrapbook they made for Middletown Home resident Richard Huber.

Sharing life stories bonds students and senior citizens, enhances quality of life

Penn State Harrisburg students help combat ageism while bonding with senior citizens at the Middletown Home.

Faculty to discuss value of community psychology on WVUM radio show

Dr. Candalyn Rade, Dr. Holly Angelique and Dr. Traci Weinstein will be featured guests on WVUM on Sunday, December 17 at 6 p.m. to discuss #MEBKCA – Make Empirically Based Knowledge Cool Again.
John Urschel

Heard on Campus: Mathematician John Urschel

John Urschel, a Penn State graduate and standout on the University’s football team, spoke of his twin passions to educators and college, high school and middle school students recently at Penn State Harrisburg.
John Urschel

Heard on Campus: Mathematician John Urschel

Former Penn State and NFL football player John Urschel discusses his love of math during a recent visit to Penn State Harrisburg.

Computer coding mixes with art; technology helping students in MASD expand their horizons

Students in Middletown Area School District are using robotic devices provided by Penn State Harrisburg to create, using the language of computer programming known as “coding.”
John Urschel

John Urschel to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Urschel, former Penn State football player, will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Nov. 8 to share his journey of where a love of math has taken him and where it can take students. He will explain how math extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and into everyday life.
John Urschel

John Urschel to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Urschel, former Penn State and NFL football player, will share his journey of where a love of math has taken him and where it can take students and explain how math extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and into everyday life. 

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