When it comes to playing the stock market, Patrick McKenna, an M.B.A. student in Penn State Harrisburg's School of Business Administration, may have it figured out. McKenna, a Harrisburg resident, recently placed second among more than 7500 competitors in the national Wall Street Journal Student Index Challenge.
Mario Soliman wants to be a neurosurgeon. Although his summer experience in the Central Pennsylvania Research and Teaching Laboratory for Biofuels, located at Penn State Harrisburg, had him working with plants, not brains, it was incredibly useful anyway, he said.
Boarding a plane in her home country of Ghana, bound for the U.S., Nana Annan could feel her heart beating. She was embarking on a journey that would take her thousands of miles away.
About to begin graduate school at Penn State Harrisburg, Annan faced challenges big and small. However, excitement soon replaced her nervous feelings as she realized the adventures awaiting her and she wasted no time getting involved.
Freshman students will attend this mandatory orientation.
Come out and enjoy laser tag, mini golf, jumbo chair pictures, plus more!
All new first-year students must attend Convocation, which marks their formal entrance into the life and traditions of Penn State University.
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In 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.