Penn State Harrisburg will be the premier higher education institution and a steward of the University in the Capital Region, recognized for educational excellence, a comprehensive portfolio of programs, commitment to diversity, and strategic alliances. Through the distinction of its signature programs and global partnerships, the College will contribute significantly to the mission of the University and the vitality of the region.
As the regional leader in the integration of teaching, research, and service, the mission of Penn State Harrisburg is to:
The College pursues this mission using interdisciplinary, innovative, and applied approaches to learning and problem solving that transcend academic specializations and organizational barriers.
Embodied within Penn State Harrisburg’s vision and mission statements is a commitment to the following:
Forty-six students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration recently were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Ayushman Khazanchi, a senior information science and technology major at Penn State Harrisburg, of Gurgaon, India, received the Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller Poetry Prize, part of the Academy of American Poets’ (AAP) University and College Poetry Prizes program. This is the first year the college participated in the prize program. The award is open only to Penn State Harrisburg students.
Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2013 Student Awards Ceremony.