Penn State Harrisburg baseball player Bret Williams has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American Second Team. He is the first student-athlete in the college’s history to earn this recognition.
Penn State University Libraries recently recognized five outstanding faculty and staff from among its more than 500 employees, this year representing the Penn State Harrisburg and University Park campuses, and continuing a tradition spanning at least 46 years.
This summer, given the restrictions of COVID-19, incoming Penn Staters are experiencing orientation virtually, and the Penn State students who serve as orientation leaders are more important than ever.
Oscar Cartagena Jr. recently received his bachelor’s degree in humanities and communications as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020. He said that as a member of the college’s men’s soccer team, he had to maintain a challenging balance between academics and athletics.
Patricia Marie Luna received her bachelor of science degree in criminal justice as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020. The 53 year-old said she was so proud to share her story, adding, “If I can do it, anyone can.”