- Interactive Media student sees a promising future
It didn't take long for Arie Prickler to realize he wanted more when it came to his career.
The 20-year-old Lehigh County native had received his Associate's Degree in Program Development from Lehigh Carbon Community College, but knew he would need a stronger foundation to succeed in the gaming industry.
Jan 22, 2015
- Unisys Sponsors Harrisburg University Security Center of Excellence to Help PA State and Local Governments Protect Data
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced its sponsorship of the Security Center of Excellence at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to promote ways to protect government data and systems from hackers and other unauthorized access.
Jan 15, 2015
- Employers are Invited to Make A Great Hire at the 2015 Career Fairs
We invite you to showcase your organization to a diverse group of undergraduate, graduate and alumni specializing in technology and science. The 2015 Career Fairs are an opportunity to meet students and alumni from fields such as computer science, IT project management, new media design, information systems engineering and management, analytics, geospatial technology, ebusiness, and biotechnology. The free fairs are scheduled for Friday, February 20th and Friday, April 17th at Harrisburg University. You may collect resumes from individuals attending the fair and interviews rooms will be available.
Jan 8, 2015
- HU Students Part of The Digital Harrisburg Project: Mapping the Growth of the Pennsylvania State Capital
On Monday, January 19, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Professors David Pettegrew of Messiah College and Albert Sarvis of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will discuss and demo a new interactive map of Harrisburg in 1900.
Jan 7, 2015
- Sign for the 2015 Global Game Jam at HU
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will be a host site for The Global Game Jam (GGJ), the world's largest game jam event (game creation) taking place January 23rd-25th around the world at physical locations.
Jan 6, 2015
- Game Designer in Residence gives students access to an industry veteran
The Interactive Media program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will grow thanks to the addition of John E. Williamson as a Game Designer in Residence.
Jan 5, 2015
- What Do You Need to Know About Raising Capital and Banking for Starting a New Business
Want to start your own business and wondering how to raise the capital? That's the topic of a free panel discussion set for 5:30 to 7 p.m., February 19th at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Jan 5, 2015
- Lenora Crudup, Class of 2017: Building Opportunities for Her Future
Lenora Crudup calls herself a "science nerd" who was good at genetics in high school, but she doesn't want to do something because she's good at it but because she enjoys it. She had an inkling of her future path in forensics when her high school anatomy class witnessed an autopsy.
Jan 1, 2015
- Game Designer in Residence added to growing Interactive Media program at Harrisburg University
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce the addition of its first Game Designer in Residence.
John Williamson joins the Interactive Media program with more than 15 years of experience as a video game developer. His work includes "Hawken," "American's Army," "Spec Ops," "Rainbow Sixâ€ť and "Frogger."
Dec 19, 2014
- HU President and Several Trustees to Join Governor-elect Tom Wolf Transition Team
Several members of the Harrisburg University community will join Governor-elect Tom Wolf's transition team.
Dec 16, 2014
- Lifelong learning a key component for Harrisburg University Learning Technologies' graduate students
Many of the graduate students at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology balance time between classes and careers. For those in the Learning Technologies Master of Science program, the two sometimes cross paths, allowing students to apply classroom lessons to real world situations.
Dec 15, 2014
- Harrisburg University students find knowledge-management solutions for Dickinson College
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, founded in 2001, is one of the newest higher education institutions in the nation. In nearby Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Dickinson College was chartered in 1783, the first college established in the newly formed United States of America.
Dec 9, 2014
- Holiday Break is a Perfect Time for High School Students to Schedule a Campus Visit to HU
Scheduling a campus tour is the best way to learn about Harrisburg University and all that we have to offer. You can learn a lot from websites and publications, but nothing beats walking around our campus, speaking with current students and staff, and getting a feel for Harrisburg and the University. We offer weekday and weekend tours to best fit into your busy schedule. You can schedule a tour over the holiday break, too!
Dec 8, 2014
- New Security Center of Excellence Will Help PA Governments Protect Your Data
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and its Government Technology Institute (GTI) recently announced the launch of the Security Center of Excellence (SCoE) focused on safeguarding government data and systems from unauthorized access. It is believed this is the first such Center focused exclusively on securing data entrusted to state, county and local governments.
Dec 3, 2014
- Geospatial Technology program offers hands-on experience to give students career jump start
For students at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, learning is about more than text books and lectures.
Daniil Stolyarov, a junior majoring in geospatial technology, has spent the past semester working on a collaborative project with Messiah College called â€śDigital Harrisburg.â€ť Itâ€™s just one of many hands-on, real world projects that students can participate in during their time at Harrisburg University.
Dec 2, 2014
- HU Announces Free 2015 Analytics Applications Summit
Scheduled for April 20th at Harrisburg University, the 2015 Analytics Applications Summit will focus on the current state-of-the-art applications and future trends in various types of analytics and sectors. Leading analytics practitioners and educators will present their views and allow plenty of time for interactive discussion to promote an active learning environment.
Nov 25, 2014
- Harrisburg University Part of A Collaborative Initiative to Grow Interactive Media Industry
Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced the award of a $750,000 Discovered in PA - Developed in PA grant to Harrisburg University of Science & Technology to collaborate with Carnegie Mellon University and Drexel University for the PA Interactive Media Consortium to grow the high-tech sector of digital entertainment and video gaming.
Nov 20, 2014
- Harrisburg University - (ISC) Alliance Aims to Bridge Cybersecurity Workforce Gap
Through the agreement, Harrisburg University (HU) and (ISC)2 will provide students and professionals in Central PA and beyond with the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, and industry certification they need to be successful in the high-demand, high-paying cybersecurity workforce.
Nov 16, 2014
- U.S.News Best College Rankings Include Harrisburg University
The recent annual college rankings by U.S. News & World Report included good news for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
HU appears again this year in the second tier of National Liberal Arts Colleges Schools that appear in the second tier are not ranked but are listed alphabetically.
Nov 3, 2014
- Washington Monthly Ranks HU in its 2014 College Guide
Washington Monthly magazine ranks Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in its listing of the nationâ€™s liberal arts colleges for 2014.
Among the nationâ€™s best liberal arts colleges, HU overall ranking is at #222. The University ranked at #125 for community service participation and #125 for financial aid support.
Nov 3, 2014