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.
Penn State Harrisburg has selected six graduates to serve as student marshals at the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. The graduates will bear the banners representing each academic school, and together with the faculty marshals lead the graduating students during the ceremony processional.
The newest class of sheriff deputies will graduate from the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, which the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute administers, on Friday, Nov. 22.
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.