Lion Shrine


  • Savior, Rock Star, Hero: Who’s best at the helm in a crisis?

    Jul 23 2014

    Herold 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.

  • Preparations for Demey School demolition underway

    Jul 18 2014

    Penn State Harrisburg has begun preparing for the demolition of the Alice Demey Elementary School, set to take place later this month.  A security fence has been installed around the project and actions have been taken to preserve and protect trees on the site.  Interior work will begin soon.

    The school, located at Wharton and Catherine Streets in Middletown and adjacent to the Penn State Harrisburg campus, was purchased by Penn State after the Middletown School District closed the building for good in 2003. 

  • Penn State Harrisburg parking lot closure

    Jul 9 2014

    The large parking lot on the west side of the Olmsted Building will be closed beginning Thursday, July 10.  It is expected that the lot will remain closed for one week, reopening next Thursday, July 17.

    The closure is a result of the road project removing the crosswalks that connect the parking lot with the Olmsted Building. Questions can be directed to the Physical Plant Office at 717-948-6235. 

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Community Safety and Health

Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Homeland Security Course

    Dec 31 1969
    An Update in Research and Trends
    8:30 am — 8:30 pm
    Olmsted Building , Penn State Harrisburg

    This intensive one-week course provides a cross-disciplinary overview of trends in Homeland Security and its evolving mission space.

  • Getting Ready for the SAT Exam (Session 2)

    Dec 31 1969
    Examine and discuss strategic approaches and methodical processes for taking the SAT Exam
    8:30 am — 4:00 pm
    Olmsted Building , Penn State Harrisburg

    This week-long prep session are for students in grades 9-12 and features separate verbal and math prep courses.

  • Homeland Security Research and Trends

    Dec 31 1969 9:00 am — 12:00 pm
    Olmsted Lobby

    If you are registered for Homeland Security: Research and Trends, in either the credit (P ADM 597A) or non-credit (P ADM 5970) sections, please check in at this time.

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