Student Success

Subscribe to Student Success
Students Building Race Car

Students build a car and their résumés en route to first competition

Penn State Harrisburg students traveled to Brooklyn, Michigan, in May 2017 to compete against 120 other college teams at Michigan International Speedway with a race car they built from scratch. 

Students pose for camera after conference presentation

Students tap into technology to share research work

With the help of Penn State Media Commons, sophomore and junior teacher education students at Penn State Harrisburg spent most of the fall 2016 semester creating multimedia projects based on research into how pre-service teachers grapple with diversity issues in K-12 classrooms.
Students pose for camera after conference presentation.

Harrisburg students at conference

Pictured are Martha Strickland’s students after their presentation at the 19th annual Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education conference. From left to right are Shuhang Liu, Abigail O’Reilly, Luke Mummau, and Kim Stielper. 

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.

Pages