Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled “Common Core: Implications for PK-12 Student Learning” on Wednesday, November 5, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Panelists include Dr. Laura Roy, assistant professor of education; Dr. Julie Schappe, director of the Capital Area Writing Project; and Dr. Amanda Thomas, assistant professor of education. This event is moderated by Dr. Denise G. Meister, professor of education.
J. Alex Hartzler, a 1990 graduate of Penn State and Harrisburg, PA native, was honored for his outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association. Hartzler is a longtime friend and benefactor of Penn State Harrisburg, where his father was a faculty member. Penn State Harrisburg nominated Hartzler to receive the Alumni Fellow award.
The School of Science, Engineering and Technology now offers a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. The program draws on faculty expertise in anatomy/embryology, genetics, immunology/microbiology, neuroscience and plant genetics and offers two options in either general biology or genetics/developmental biology. Read the full details of the program.