Dr. Jane M. Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State Harrisburg’s Teacher Education Program, has received a $1.875 million Eligible Partnership Project grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The three-year award supports partnerships with and professional development opportunities for local school districts to provide innovative, research-based, approaches to improve student teaching experiences.
Penn State Harrisburg has added more classes to its summer schedule, including online classes English 202C and 202D. Other additions include courses in education, math, engineering, and science.
Students in Craig Welsh’s Advanced Graphic Design class at Penn State Harrisburg this semester constructed an 8' x 42' panorama of the text of the Gettysburg Address, which they crafted out of cardboard boxes and painstakingly hand-cut each letter. The panorama made its world premiere at the recent National Gettysburg Address Competition, where it served as the backdrop.
Cynthia Huang-Pollock, associate professor of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University and her research team, are conducting a study to understand how children learn, and how attention, behavior or emotional problems can interfere with learning.
Rain or Shine event!
PSI CHI will be selling terrarium key chains ($5) and necklaces ($10) to help individuals cope with and raise awareness of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
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Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.