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Harrisburg's Joel Geary serves on national Praxis advisory committee

Joel Geary, teacher education project manager and certification officer in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, participated on the Educational Testing Service's (ETS) national advisory committee seeking to improve the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators assessment in July.

Graduate School Open House September 18

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, September 18 at 6 p.m. in the college library.
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Harrisburg receives state grant to plan teacher residency program

Penn State Harrisburg is among eight universities to receive state funding to develop and implement year-long undergraduate residency programs for teachers. The initiative is a part of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to increase and retain the number of qualified teachers serving the state’s public schools.
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Harrisburg receives state grant to plan teacher residency program

The planned teacher residency program aims to increase and retain teachers in Pennsylvania. 

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Researcher examines religion and patient-therapist relationships

Stephanie Winkeljohn Black, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, is seeking to bridge the gap between how mental health counselors manage religious beliefs and the type of understanding and care that their clients need.

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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.
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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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National Biomechanics Day puts learning in motion

The kinesiology program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education recently hosted its first National Biomechanics Day event on campus for local high school students.
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Student achievement recognized at awards ceremony

Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2018 Student Awards Ceremony.
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Research Week to highlight faculty and student accomplishments

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its annual Research Week April 18 through 20. The event celebrates the creative and scholarly accomplishments of faculty and students.

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