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Students pose for camera after conference presentation.

Harrisburg students at conference

Pictured are Dr. Martha Strickland’s students after they give their presentation at the conference. From left to right are Shuhang Liu, Abigail O’Reilly, Luke Mummau, and Kim Stielper. 

Naseem Zomordi

Penn State Harrisburg honors student receives fellowship

Naseem Zomordi, a 2017 Penn State Harrisburg graduate, has received the Penn State’s John W. White Graduate Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding undergraduate students who are graduating with highest distinction and who plan to enroll in graduate study.
Naseem Zomordi

Penn State Harrisburg honors student receives fellowship

Naseem Zomordi, a 2017 Penn State Harrisburg graduate, plans to become a physician. 

prosthetic arm

Capstone projects highlight student innovation

More than 200 students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology had the opportunity to demonstrate some 65 projects at the annual Capstone Design Conference, held on May 5 on campus. The projects included a race car, a rocket, a reverse vending machine, HVAC improvements to classrooms, a prosthetic arm, a virtual reality game, and -- more unusually -- a self-balancing unicycle.
prosthetic arm

Capstone projects highlight student innovation

At Penn State Harrisburg's annual Capstone Design Conference, Maxwell Winslow demonstrated a robotic prosthetic arm that responds to sensors worn around the bicep.

Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, on April 25.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, presented research on the death penalty at undergraduate research day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in April.

2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Record 83 undergraduates receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Eighty-three students from across Penn State’s campuses will each be awarded a $3,500 Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The students will use the funds to immerse themselves in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Ten students receive Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Awards

Ten Penn State graduate students received the 2017 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.

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