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  • Social media campaign #PSU24 to showcase a day in the life of Penn State

    Oct 20 2014

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Starting at sunrise on Thursday, Oct. 23, a 24-hour social media campaign will chronicle a day in the life of Penn State. Dubbed #PSU24, the campaign seeks to showcase the many moments and experiences that make up a day at Penn State, on campuses around Pennsylvania and at locations around the world.

  • Temporary relocation of Penn State Harrisburg bookstore

    Oct 17 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg’s bookstore has temporarily relocated to the former classroom trailers just outside the eastern end of the Olmsted Building.  The move is in preparation for the eventual construction of the Student Enrichment Center, where the bookstore will be permanently located.

    Construction for the Student Enrichment Center is slated to begin in spring 2015 and be completed in summer 2016, in conjunction with Penn State Harrisburg’s 50th anniversary.

  • Unreich to screen short films from The Ripple Project

    Oct 16 2014
    Liron Unreich

    As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Liron Unreich, co-founder and director of The Ripple Project, will screen films from "Generations of the Shoah," a documentary series focusing on the multi-generational effects of the Holocaust, on Wednesday, October 22 at noon in the Capital Union Building Quiet Study, and 7 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Yoga for Stress and Wellness

    Dec 31 1969
    Presented by Psi Chi
    11:00 am — 12:00 pm
    Multipurpose Room 219, Capital Union Building (CUB)

    Please come join us for a complimentary yoga class!

  • Enduring Regret: Drinking and Driving

    Dec 31 1969
    Featuring Chris Sandy
    11:15 am — 12:45 pm
    Auditorium, Olmsted Building

    Chris’s transparency and raw emotion render his presentation an experience never to be forgotten.

  • International Programs Luncheon

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

    Please join the International Programs Office for a luncheon to learn what a study tour is and why you should include it in your college experience.

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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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