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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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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Student Government Association Meeting

    Dec 31 1969 11:15 am — 12:30 pm
    TL118, Science and Technology Building

    Join us weekly to have your voice heard. Participate to make an impact on campus.

  • Honors Programs Open House

    Dec 31 1969 11:30 am — 12:45 pm
    Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

    The Penn State Harrisburg Honors program is a community of scholars who enjoy interdisciplinary seminars, courses linked to international travel, supervised undergraduate research, service learning in the community and students who want to get more out of their education.

  • Calorie Killer Fitness Class

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

    This high intensity interval training class combines both cardio and muscle strengthening segments to get your heart rate up and your blood pumping. Leave at the end feeling both exhausted and exhilarated!

    No registration for students is required, however, the class is limited to the first 10 students who arrive each night. This FREE class is for current registered students. Penn State IDs required.

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