- University Benefits from Whitaker Foundation Regional Program Striving to Increase Success in Math and Science
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) has announced that Harrisburg University of Science and Technology was awarded a grant through the Whitaker Foundation Regional Program. The Whitaker Foundation Regional Program supports nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that offer programs and services that lead to math and science proficiency and literacy.
Oct 23, 2009
- HU President Joins Early Learning Investment Commission
Dr. Mel Schiavelli was among the business leaders sworn in today to serve as the newest members of Governor Rendell's Early Learning Investment Commission, which secures public investment in early learning by focusing on practices that are educationally, economically and scientifically sound by increasing business, civic and public awareness of the importance of early childhood education.
Oct 20, 2009
- November Science and Technology Anniversaries and Milestones
November's science and technology milestones include the 75th birth anniversary of Carl Sagan, National Computer Security Day, and National Distance Learning Week.
Oct 16, 2009
- Book Highlights HU's Policies at Driving Retention
Dr. Eric Darr and Linda Wright of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology didn’t write the book on employee retention, but they did contribute to it.
Oct 12, 2009
- Funding to Strengthen Industry Research Partnership
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty and students will benefit thanks to a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to Penn State Harrisburg to strengthen a regional college-industry research partnership.
Oct 8, 2009
- HU Programs Prepare Students For the Skills Most in Demand Across the U.S.
Good news for Harrisburg University students. According to a Yoh Index of Technology Wages report released on October 7, technology wages trended slightly upward in the second quarter of 2009. Wages increased 1.07 percent year-over-year, supporting evidence that wages may be on the rise.
Oct 7, 2009
- Academic Center Wins Design Award
The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will receive the Award of Excellence in the Institutional Category for its Academic Center from the Mid-Atlantic Precast Association (MAPA).
The precast work on the Academic Center was a project of Architectural Precast, Inc. of Middleburg, PA. Burt,Hill designed the state-of-the-art $73-million 16-story building, which is located at 326 Market Street.
Oct 6, 2009
- The Jokers' Wild of HU Win the PA Game Jam
A team of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students edged out 10 other teams to take the top honors in the PA Game Jam, a 24-hour game creation event hosted by Wild Pockets (www.wildpockets.com).
Oct 5, 2009
- Discovering Afghanistan Lecture
Afghanistan will be the topic of a lecture by Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh which is set for 12:30 p.m., Thursday, October 8, at Penn State Harrisburg. The free lecture, Discovering Afghanistan, will take place in the Morrison Gallery of the Library. Refreshments will be provided.
Oct 1, 2009
- RFID-Based System Makes HU Learning Commons Distinctive
The University uses RFID (radio frequency identification) technology is in its Learning Commons for checkout and inventory management of books. RFID tags in each book work with the University’s self checkout kiosk, allowing our students to very easily check out books on their own, 24x7. Lots of libraries have self checkout systems, but very few have RFID-based systems.
Sep 30, 2009
- New Master's Program is Designed to Educate Central PA for Leadership in the Digital Age
A new Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM) degree program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is intended to educate information and communication technology leaders who can manage, as well as engineer or re-engineer, the current, and next, generation of digital enterprises.
Sep 29, 2009
- Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers in Preventing H1N1
Harrisburg University, you don't use paper towels after you wash your hands. The University uses the Dyson Airblade Hand Dryer. With help from professors and students, CBS 21 put it to the test to see how it could help prevent the spread of the H1N1.
Sep 25, 2009
- Service-Learning Grant to Promote Great Lakes Stewardship
A multi-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service awarded to the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology aims to improve stewardship of the Great Lakes ecosystem and science education.
Sep 22, 2009
- Best Practices for Online Training and e-Learning
A member of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty will join other experts at a panel discussion in Times Square devoted to the techniques, technology and best practices for online training and e-learning.
Sep 18, 2009
- Careers of the Future and Their Impact on Workforce Development
A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology representative will present at an upcoming University Continuing Education (UCEA) conference to discuss the changing nature of workforce education and training for future, high priority occupations, and how this impacts universities.
Sep 17, 2009
- October Science and Technology Events and Anniversaries
There are several key events and anniveraries relating to science and technology during October.
Sep 10, 2009
- United Nations' Forum Presentation by HU Professor has Implications for Region's Economy
A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor recently advised leaders in developing countries on information technology education as part in a United Nations’ forum.
Sep 10, 2009
- Workforce Learning and Development in Tough Times
Dr. Bilita Mattes, associate provost at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, will participate in a panel discussion, Workforce Learning and Development in Tough Times, at the 2009 UCEA Executive Assembly. The conference is scheduled for September 10-11 in Chicago.
Sep 9, 2009
- "Tech-tober" Offers Learning and Career Opportunities in Technology Fields
Broaden your career possibilities by participating in “Tech-tober” at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Sep 8, 2009
- Central PA Open Source Conference
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host The Central PA Open Source Conference (CPOSC). The one-day technical conference for open source users and developers is scheduled for Saturday, October 17. Presentations and sessions cover all aspects of open source, with talks ranging from novice to expert skill levels. For more information on the conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sep 7, 2009