- HU Holds the Line on Undergraduate Tuition. No Increase for 2014-2015
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology President Eric Darr today announced that the private university is holding the line against rising college costs by keeping its undergraduate tuition frozen at $23,900 for 2014-2015, keeping the school's tuition $6,700 below the average for private universities in Pennsylvania.
Aug 19, 2014
- Class of 2010 Graduate Earns Promotion
A 2010 graduate of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is continuing to advance in his career.
Michael A. Platt has been promoted to systems administrator at the Bethlehem construction firm Quandel Enterprises, Inc.
Aug 14, 2014
- Free Lecture to Address Strategies to Improve Research, Innovation Performance and University Competitiveness
We invite you to join us on August 26th for a special presentation by Dr. Francisco J. CantĂş-Ortiz, Professor and Provost for Research, Graduate Studies, and Entrepreneurship at TecnolĂłgico do Monterrey. During this free presentation that is open to the community, Dr. CantĂş-Ortiz will address the issue of team collaboration among professors and research staff for improving research and innovation performance indicators as well as university competitiveness. He also will explain how a set of academic, research, and innovation balanced scorecard indicators may identify strengths and weaknesses within a university, and how strategic actions could be adopted for improving university competitiveness at the regional, national, or international level with an impact on prestige and reputation and the attraction of talented students, grants, and enterprise contracts.
This event will take place between noon and 1 p.m. on August 26th in the Universityâ€™s Auditorium. You can RSVP at www.HarrisburgU.edu/RSVP
Dr. CantĂş-Ortiz has published around 50 scientific articles in international journals and conferences and around 20 edited books. He is accredited as a National Researcher (SNI) by the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico. He has been general chair of about 15 international conferences in artificial intelligence and expert systems as well as 10 congresses on multidisciplinary research and development. His research interests include knowledge based systems and inference, machine learning and data mining using Bayesian and statistical techniques for business intelligence, technology management, and entrepreneurial science.
Aug 4, 2014
- Educational Parter in Geospatial Technology Program Wins National Awards
A corporate partner at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is garnering national awards for its work in the geospatial industry.
Aug 2, 2014
- Top minds in finance share insights for HUâ€™s DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy
The economic ramifications of U.S. and global financial policies on everyone from college students to investors will be explored during the first DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy, hosted by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Fall 2014.
Jul 31, 2014
- HU Professor Presents Workshop on STEM for Biotech and Nanobiotech Education at National Conference
Dr. Leena Pattarkine of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty was among the presenters at the 2014 High Impact Technology Exchange Conference In Chicago, IL
Jul 21, 2014
- North American Simulation and Gaming Association Invites HU Professor to Present
A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor will present during the upcoming 2014 North American Simulation and Gaming Association conference in Baltimore.
Jul 14, 2014
- Knowledge Management Pioneer Jay Liebowitz Joins HU as its First Endowed Chair
For Harrisburg University, its first endowed chair heightens the universityâ€™s intellectual power and extends its community reach.
For the holder of the chair, eminent knowledge management pioneer Dr. Jay Liebowitz, the post is an opportunity to â€śprovide some additional insight and leverage the resources that come with an endowed chair to further the mission of the university.â€ť
Jul 8, 2014
- Learning Technologies Online Program Ranked Among PA's Most Affordable
AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online) has ranked Harrisburg University of Science and among â€śPennsylvania Online Colleges & Universities Top School for 2014â€ť for affordable online degree programs.
Jul 7, 2014
- HU Unveils DiSanto Chair Distinguished Speaker Series in Financial Literacy
Each month, Harrisburg University will host a free discussion open to the community examining financial literacy from a macro-view. The events are hosted by Dr. Jay Liebowitz, DiSanto Visiting Chair in Applied Business and Finance. The DiSanto Chair and the Financial Literacy speaker series are made possible through the generous contributions of Alex DiSanto.
Jul 6, 2014
- Virtual Reality: Harrisburg University & Commonwealth Connections Academy Team Up on Game Design Camp
Commonwealth Connections Academyâ€™s STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Conservatory teamed up with Harrisburg University, a STEM-focused post-secondary institution, to allow students to turn their game design dreams into a virtual reality during a three-day workshop held at CCAâ€™s facility in Midtown Harrisburg.
Jul 3, 2014
- ITN sponsored Seed Assistance Grant creates ongoing collaborations at Harrisburg University
HU has a Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies and an undergraduate degree in Interactive Media.
Jun 20, 2014
- Sign Up for the 2014 Summer Educators' Technology Clinics
Join us for graduate courses from our master's degree in Learning Technologies offered in a special summer format, ideal for educators like you, who are interested in enhancing your use of technology for learning. The clinics provide a focused and applied learning environment to explore best practices for effective teaching and learning as part of technology integration.
Expand your professional network and learn from other educators as you practice and experiment with new learning technologies and instructional strategies.
Jun 3, 2014
- Sign Up for the Free Summer Transportation Institutute
If you like problem solving, are fascinated by how things work, or just enjoy learning about different fields in science and technology then check out The Summer Transportation Institute, HUâ€™s newest two-week college summer camp for high-school students.
May 30, 2014
- Catch some STEM this Summer!
Donâ€™t let another summer pass you by! Harrisburg Universityâ€™s summer session includes college-level, hands-on courses like Our Ocean World, Programming Fundamentals, and Speech. Each helps you explore high-demand fields in mathematics, science and technology, earn college credit, and enhance your college resume.
May 30, 2014
- HU Sophomore Gabe Hicks Is Working to Make a Career in Animation a Reality
When Gabe Hicks was younger, he watched cartoons on television as much as the next kid. However, while others were thinking about super powers, Hicks, now 20, was thinking about the technology behind the programming. He watched his favorite show, Sonic the Hedgehog, and imagined how he would create the images differently. He was fascinated with the action behind the scenes as much as the cartoon itself.
May 19, 2014
- Dr. Peter Meek: Using Bioinformatics to Prevent Diseases
Peter Meek uses computers to solve biological problems. Big, big problems like preventing HIV and curing malaria and blindness.
Before becoming an Assistant Professor of Biotechnology and directing chemical design research at Harrisburg University, his research helped develop new lead molecules for treatment of HIV, Alzheimerďż˝s, dry macula degeneration, anti-malarials, anti-cancer and anti-biotic agents by using three-dimensional docking encompassing Shape Signature technology.
May 18, 2014
- Launch Courses Available this Summer for Incoming Students in Harrisburg and Philadelphia
If you are a student coming to HU in the fall and would like, or need, to build your skills in Math and English over the summer, we are offering two courses at a special tuition rate of $150 per credit (or $450 for the entire 3-credit course) that you will want to seriously consider taking.
May 15, 2014
- Sign Up Today for HU's Summer Exploration Camps
If you're in high school and ready to test out a college class, the Summer Exploration Camps are the perfect opportunity! Earn college credit and have fun. It's a great way to stay active this summer.
May 14, 2014
- Faculty Profile: Dr. Leena Pattarkine
One of Mrunalini â€śLeenaâ€ť Pattarkine's proudest moments at Harrisburg University came after the university's 2009 commencement ceremony.
A graduate's mother approached Pattarkine, saying, â€śI wanted to meet you because my daughter talks about you all of the time.â€ť
May 13, 2014