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Gina Brelsford

Fellowship equips researchers with skills to engage community in research

The Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity that matches a researcher with a mentor. Gina Brelsford found the experience rewarding as it allowed her to explore different spheres of research, learn about clinical translational science, and to attend both the Clinical and Translational Science Institute board meeting and the Appalachian Translational Research Network meeting.
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Penn State Harrisburg to host two discussions on the opioid epidemic

Penn State Harrisburg faculty are dedicated to understanding this crisis and combating addiction in the state. To that end, the college will host two discussions related to the current opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania.
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Penn State Harrisburg to host two discussions on the opioid epidemic

Penn State Harrisburg will host two discussions on the current opioid epidemic.

Alumni Award Winners

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates alumni achievement

Penn State Harrisburg presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards were presented during the Alumni Awards Dinner in October 2017.
Alumni Award Winners

Penn State Harrisburg celebrates alumni achievement

Alumni Achievement Awardees from left to right:  Cate Barron, Dennis Butler, Robert M. Francis, Heather Neary, and Michael C. Potteiger.

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Penn State Harrisburg course helps fight opioid addiction in the community

Penn State Harrisburg faculty are finding unique ways to educate students on how they can be a part of battling the opioid epidemic. Dr. Weston Kensinger is helping by providing tools to graduate students to make a positive difference. He hopes the students in his colloquium class — mostly working professionals — will take their newfound knowledge to the wider community.

Graduate School Open House February 13

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, February 13 at 6 p.m. in the college library.
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. 

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