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  • School of Public Affairs welcomes visiting scholar from China

    Sep 25 2014

    Dr. Bing Ran, associate professor of public administration in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg, is hosting Dr. Zhengjun Luo, associate professor of management in the College of Economics and Management at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China.

  • Wilburne to discuss Common Core mathematical practice as part of Seminar Series

    Sep 23 2014

    Dr. Jane M. Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics and education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present “Building Teacher Capacity to Promote Common Core Mathematical Practices in the Classroom” on Wednesday, September 24 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building on campus.

  • RAINN Day Events Raise awareness of Sexual Violence

    Sep 19 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg’s Commission for Women will present RAINN Day events on September 25. RAINN Day is an annual event used to inform students about sexual violence on college campuses.  It provides students with the resources needed to reduce the risk of being assaulted, or to help someone who is a victim of sexual violence. Each year, RAINN Day reaches over 1,000,000 students in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.

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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • 2014 Grad Fair

    Dec 31 1969
    Commencement ceremony information
    12:00 pm — 5:30 pm
    Olmsted Main Lobby, Olmsted Building

    Students graduating this semester are invited to stop by and learn more about the commencement ceremony.

  • Academic Perspectives on Current Events

    Dec 31 1969
    On-Line World vs Real Life: When Worlds Collide
    12:00 pm — 1:20 pm
    Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

    Moderated by: Dr. Roderick Lee, Associate Professor of Information Systems

  • Résumé Building Blocks- Session 2

    Dec 31 1969
    Presented by Charlotte Spector
    3:35 pm — 4:25 pm
    Library Room 203, Library

    This workshop will help you consider things you can do now to compose a strong résumé.

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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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