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  • Panel to explore Common Core State Standards implications on learning

    Oct 29 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled “Common Core: Implications for PK-12 Student Learning” on Wednesday, November 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

    Panelists include Dr. Laura Roy, assistant professor of education; Dr. Julie Schappe, director of the Capital Area Writing Project; and Dr. Amanda Thomas, assistant professor of education. This event is moderated by Dr. Denise G. Meister, professor of education.

  • Hartzler named Penn State University Fellow

    Oct 28 2014

    J. Alex Hartzler, a 1990 graduate of Penn State and Harrisburg, PA native, was honored for his outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.  Hartzler is a longtime friend and benefactor of Penn State Harrisburg, where his father was a faculty member.  Penn State Harrisburg nominated Hartzler to receive the Alumni Fellow award.

  • B.S. in Biology now available at Penn State Harrisburg

    Oct 27 2014

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology now offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. The program draws on faculty expertise in anatomy/embryology, genetics, immunology/microbiology, neuroscience and plant genetics and offers two options in either general biology or genetics/developmental biology. Read the full details of the program.

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  • International Coffee Hour (Kuwaiti flavor)

    Dec 31 1969 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
    Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building

    Come and enjoy a Kuwaiti style coffee hour with friends. Sit down, relax and sip on coffee.

  • Step 'N Tone Fitness Class

    Dec 31 1969
    Free class for students!
    5:30 pm — 6:30 pm
    Multipurpose Room 219, Capital Union Building (CUB)

    Step 'N Tone is a traditional cardio class utilizing step platforms and choreography to upbeat music! The last 10 minutes of each class are devoted to specific toning exercises. You'll leave this class feeling toned and fit!

  • Résumania

    Dec 31 1969 5:45 pm — 9:00 pm
    104 EAB, Educational Activities Building North

    Learn how to make your résumé stand out from the crowd, understand common mistakes to avoid, receive a personalized résumé critique, and engage with alumni from a wide array of professions.

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