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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • New Student Orientation

    Dec 31 1969 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
    Capital Union Building (CUB), Penn State Harrisburg

    New First-Year (Freshman) students will attend this mandatory orientation.

  • Nittany Nights

    Dec 31 1969 7:00 pm — 11:00 pm
    Vartan Plaza

    Come out and enjoy laser tag, mini golf, jumbo chair pictures plus more!

  • 2014 New Student Convocation

    Dec 31 1969 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
    Capital Union Building (CUB), Penn State Harrisburg

    All new first-year students must attend Convocation, which marks their formal entrance into the life and traditions of Penn State University.

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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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