Rashaan Carlton, director of Penn State Harrisburg Intercollegiate Athletics and Penn State alumnus, was recently inducted into the Capital Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native was recognized for his contributions to Pennsylvania sports.
Effective fall 2015, Penn State Harrisburg will offer a bachelor of science in Health Policy and Administration (HPA). The program, housed in Penn State Harrisburg's School of Public Affairs, and in collaboration with Penn State Mont Alto, has been designed to prepare students for mid-management and policy positions, or graduate study in the field of healthcare. Students in this major will develop the skills and knowledge needed to understand the complex societal problems of providing access to quality healthcare at a reasonable cost.
Degrees will help train professionals for jobs in accounting, auditing
The demand for accountants and auditors is forecast to grow over the next decade, as businesses look to comply with stricter financial regulations. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in accounting and auditing will increase by 13 percent, or 166,700, through 2022.
Information will be sent out to all new graduate students regarding tours, campus information, networking, information concerning Graduate Professional Student Council, and a light dinner will be served.
All new first-year students must attend Convocation, which marks the formal entrance into the life and traditions of Penn State University.
Come hear several Global Ambassadors share their challenges and victories in the classroom, their needs and opportunities, and various resources that have helped them become successful students.
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As part of Penn State President Eric Barron's INVENT Penn State initiative, Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded $50,000 in seed funding to help the college develop the Center for the Next Step, which will enhance entrepreneurial environments and encourage students, faculty and community members to transform their intellectual property and creative works for local businesses, industries and communities.