The Penn State Harrisburg Eastgate Center serves as the University’s presence in downtown Harrisburg. Key functions at this location include lunchtime workshops, day and evening credit offerings, and professional development workshops and seminars. The facility also has a 15-station computer lab for training and student support and classrooms with PicTel (videoconferencing) capabilities. Continuing Education operates the Eastgate Center, offering convenient programs for downtown and surrounding businesses. State agencies also occupy space in the building.
Metered parking is available in front of the building and the Capital Associates Garage at nearby 7th and Forster streets. The parking spaces around and under the Eastgate Center are not available.
Metered spaces in front of the building are free and spaces around and under the building are available with a properly displayed Penn State Vehicle Registration permit. For Vehicle Registration information, phone Penn State Harrisburg Police Services at 948-6006.
At the junctions of Routes 11 and 15, follow signs for Pennsylvania Route 581 East to Interstate 83 North and Harrisburg. Route 581 becomes Interstate 83 North. Proceed on Interstate 83 North following the directions as described below for Interstate 83 North (from York).
At Harrisburg East exit take Interstate 283 North to Interstate 83 South and follow the directions below for Interstate 83 South.
At Harrisburg West exit take Interstate 83 North and follow the directions below for Interstate 83 North.
Take Second Street exit for Harrisburg and Capital Complex. Proceed on Second Street approximately two miles; turn right onto Forster Street. Turn left at the fourth traffic signal onto Seventh Street. Continue on Seventh Street to the first traffic signal, turn left into the Eastgate Center.
Take Cameron Street (U.S. Route 22 South) exit past the Farm Show complex. Stay on Cameron Street, which changes from U.S. Route 22 to Pa. Route 230. Turn right at the fourth traffic light onto Herr Street. Travel under the railroad bridge to Seventh Street. Proceed straight into the Eastgate Center.
Take Pa. Rte. 230 West (Cameron Street) into Harrisburg past Paxton Street and Market Street. Turn left onto Herr Street. Travel under the railroad bridge to Seventh Street. Proceed straight into the Eastgate Center.
Oliver LaGrone and his characteristic phrase, “I say this to say that,” left an indelible mark on those he met.
Students, faculty, and staff recently joined together in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Center at Penn State Harrisburg to celebrate the life and legacy of the room’s namesake. LaGrone would have turned 107 years old in December 2013.
Penn State Harrisburg will begin offering an integrated undergraduate-graduate program in American Studies beginning in summer 2014. This is the second program of this kind at Penn State Harrisburg. The college also offers an integrated program in Computer Science.
Dr. Daniela Schiller will present Changing Fear Memories on Thursday, March 20 at noon in the Penn State Harrisburg Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. This discussion will focus on her work on the neural mechanisms of emotional control and potential ways to modify or “erase” fear memories.