Lion Shrine


  • Playing it safe

    Aug 27 2014

    Advances in technology have brought “the cloud” within reach of anyone who uses a computer, which is just about all of us.

    The cloud refers to any kind of hosted service provided to a computer user over the Internet. For example, the cloud allows you to back up and store data on the Internet. You can retrieve your data anytime and from anywhere, as long as you are using a device with Internet access.

  • Involvement Fair showcases college’s many clubs and organizations

    Aug 26 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg’s Involvement Fair will be held on Thursday, August 28, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Vartan Plaza.  The event will provide the opportunity for students to discover the many clubs, organizations, and activities available on campus.

    Open to all students who want to get more involved in the campus community, the fair highlights Penn State Harrisburg’s campus-wide committees, intramural sports and over 70 recognized clubs and organizations.

  • Penn State Harrisburg student shines in Wall Street Journal Student Index Challenge

    Aug 12 2014

    When it comes to playing the stock market, Patrick McKenna, an M.B.A. student in Penn State Harrisburg's School of Business Administration, may have it figured out.  McKenna, a Harrisburg resident, recently placed second among more than 7500 competitors in the national Wall Street Journal Student Index Challenge.  

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Community Safety and Health

Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Greek Life Council Meeting

    Dec 31 1969 11:30 am — 12:30 pm
    Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building

    The Greek Life Council is the assembly dedicated to developing and maintaining fraternity and sorority life.

  • Graduate Student Council Meeting

    Dec 31 1969 5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
    C212, Olmsted Building

    A great opportunity to network and meet other graduate students.

  • So you want be an RA? Information Session 1

    Dec 31 1969
    Learn how to become a Resident Assistant
    9:00 pm — 10:00 pm
    Village Community Center, Penn State Harrisburg

    Come learn the process for selection and get all your questions answered.

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Scene on Campus

Lion Ambassdors at Club Fair

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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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