National Education Radio Show Features Harrisburg University's Mission
Jul 31, 2006
Listeners around the nation will learn more about Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and its role in engaging more students into the STEM careers, thanks to a commentary appearing on the radio show, The Best of Our Knowledge.
The Best of Our Knowledge, a production of WAMC/Northeast Public Radio's National Productions in Albany, N.Y., invited Harrisburg University President Mel Schiavelli to record an opinion essay he wrote, “Brain Gain Education Models Are Key to Nation’s Global Competitiveness,” for the show.
The commentary began airing on the July 31 edition of the show (Show#828) and will air on more than 125 radio stations around the nation. A copy of the show is online at
Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting listeners in touch with the men and women at the forefront of their fields. Each week, the shows examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.
A candidate for accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is the first science and technology focused comprehensive university chartered in Pennsylvania in over 100 years. HU offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, professional and continuing education programs and certificate programs that provide a combination of specialized technical aptitudes, adaptability, and business skills so graduates can secure technology-based careers.