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  • 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.

  • Take a swing at golf to benefit Penn State Harrisburg athletics

    Sep 19 2014
    Golf Tournament

    Enjoy a round of golf while supporting local athletes at the fifth annual Penn State Harrisburg Golf Tournament, sponsored by Brenner Family of Dealerships, Mazzitti and Sullivan, and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, Ltd. The tournament will be held Sept. 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club. All proceeds support Penn State Harrisburg’s growing NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletic program, which includes numerous graduates from high schools in the midstate.

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  • Photo White Board Giveaway

    Dec 31 1969
    PAC Giveaway
    11:00 am — 1:00 pm
    Town Square

    With our state-of-the-art program, we place your photo directly on to our dry erase boards.

  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT Info Sessions

    Dec 31 1969
    For junior and senior undergrads
    11:15 am — 12:45 pm
    C212, Olmsted Building

    If you plan to attend one of these informational sessions, please RSVP to

  • Lunch with a Korean flavor

    Dec 31 1969 11:30 am — 12:30 pm
    Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building

    Come and join us for a new lunch experience with Korean cuisine. A great opportunity to try a new cuisine and also make friends from all over the globe.

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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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