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  • School of Public Affairs welcomes visiting scholar from China

    Sep 25 2014

    Dr. Bing Ran, associate professor of public administration in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg, is hosting Dr. Zhengjun Luo, associate professor of management in the College of Economics and Management at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China.

  • 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.

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Summer Courses at Penn State Harrisburg


  • Prepare for the Career Fair

    Dec 31 1969 11:15 am — 12:15 pm
    Library Room 304, Library

    Come to this workshop to learn what to expect, what to bring, and how to interact with employers during the job/intern fair.

  • The Aftermath of Trauma

    Dec 31 1969
    Help for Veterans and Others Dealing with Emotional Pain
    11:30 am — 12:30 pm
    Morrison Gallery, Library

    Mary Prescott of Counseling Services will be the presenter. This event is open to the campus community.

  • All About Internships- Session 2

    Dec 31 1969
    Presented by Charlotte Spector
    4:00 pm — 4:50 pm
    Library Room 203, Library

    Learn what internships are and why they can be important to your future goals. This workshop will also give general information about how to prepare for an internship, resources to look for one and how to apply.

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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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