School of Public Affairs

Penn State Harrisburg recognizes alumni achievement

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards were presented during a ceremony on campus in September 2019.

Students lend expertise to help address affordable housing in Harrisburg

Affordable housing is a hot topic among Harrisburg city officials, as developers often prefer to build new homes for high end buyers. Nine Penn State Harrisburg students in Jane Beckett-Camarata's master's level capstone course in public administration at Penn State Harrisburg presented their research on the issue to the Harrisburg City Council twice this spring and participated in a wide-ranging affordable housing panel discussion in the city.