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  • Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration students honored by PICPA

    Sep 15 2014

    Several Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration accounting students have been honored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

    Patrick A. Klinger, of Elizabethtown, PA, was awarded a $5,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship, as well as the Joseph F. Taricani Memorial Scholarship, a one-year award of $2,000.

    Adam Frutiger, of Camp Hill, PA and Jonathan Garber, of Elizabethtown, PA, each received a $3,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship.

  • Crime Prevention Alert: Phone scam targeting students

    Sep 5 2014

    Two Penn State Harrisburg students have reported to University Police that they have received calls while at their off-campus housing unit from someone identifying themselves as a police officer, saying that they had a warrant for the students’ arrest and demanding that they pay a sum of money in the form of prepaid credit cards to avoid arrest. 

    The callers also had some personal information about the students that is publicly available (e.g. Penn State e-mail address, major, etc.) in an attempt to make this phone call seem more credible.

  • Penn State Harrisburg Graduate School Open House September 9

    Sep 4 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m. in the campus library.

    The open house will offer the opportunity to learn about the college’s more than 30 master’s, doctoral, and certification programs; meet with faculty; and obtain admission requirements and financial aid information. RSVP preferred, but not required.

    Open house attendees receive an application fee waiver.

    Graduate studies at Penn State Harrisburg offer flexible study options, award-winning faculty, and nationally accredited programs.

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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Center for Survey Research Fall Open House

    Dec 31 1969 11:00 am — 2:00 pm
    Church Hall, Penn State Harrisburg

    Tour the Center of Survey Research's telephone call center, view the focus group facility, meet the staff, and learn more about the data collection activities and research services offered.

  • Career Information Table and Résumé Review

    Dec 31 1969 11:00 am — 1:00 pm
    Olmsted Lobby, Olmsted Building

    Career Services will do quick résumé reviews, no appointment needed.

  • Kyshona Armstrong, Musician

    Dec 31 1969
    PAC Lunchtime Entertainment
    11:15 am — 1:00 pm
    Stacks Market Stage, Olmsted Building

    Kyshona has mixed her love of story telling with the sound of her musical roots. Soulful, spiritual, at times guttural, Kyshona delivers an open honesty through her voice and lyrics.

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Research News

  • Savior, Rock Star, Hero: Who’s best at the helm in a crisis?

    Jul 23 2014

    Harold DentonIn a crisis you want a leader who is calm, unassuming, and honest. You want someone just like Harold Denton, said Dr. Holly Angelique, professor of community psychology at Penn State Harrisburg.

    Denton, a nuclear engineer who had no experience dealing with the public, wasn’t flashy or loud or famous. But when the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant suffered a partial meltdown in March 1979, Denton was the perfect person to explain the situation to a panicked public.

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