- Several Hundred Educators Sign up for SENCER Summer Institute 2009
Nearly 300 people representing nearly 90 institutions, including 59 four-year colleges and universities, will take part in the SENCER Summer Institute 2009, August 6-10 in Chicago, Ill. The National Science Foundation funded program, Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER), is a program within the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Jun 9, 2009
- Virtual Reality Technology: High-powered Educational Tool
Like most technological breakthroughs, virtual learning was once considered futuristic– the stuff of science fiction. Not anymore. Virtual-reality applications have now become part of mainstream learning, offering sophisticated new applications each year. Andy Petroski, director of learning technologies at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and a respected authority on e-learning design and development and multimedia technology, discusses virtual reality technology with Bob Weinstein, tech columnist with Troy Media Corporation.
Jun 5, 2009
- University Staffer Wins YLT Playwright Competition
Julie Cullings can add playwright to her list of many accomplishments. The enrollment management information specialist at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology won the York Little Theater Annual Pennsylvania Playwright Competition. Each year YLT seeks to recognize a talented Pennsylvania playwright and showcase his or her work by producing it within its Studio Series of plays. Julie wrote the 2009-2010 winning play, Shared Assets. The comedy will premiere June 18 - 27, 2010.
Jun 2, 2009
- 2009 Mark Brezler Memorial Golf Classic Benefits Student Scholarships
Get ready for the 10th annual Mark Brezler Memorial Golf Classic. This year’s tournament will be held on Friday, June 12th at Sportsman’s Golf Course in Harrisburg. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mark Brezler Scholarship Fund at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
May 29, 2009
- Charity Auction and Reception to Kick Off 10th Annual Mark Brezler Memorial Golf Classic
A charity auction and reception in support of student scholarships offers people the chance to bid for signed sports memorabilia, tickets for professional sporting events, and gift certificates from area businesses and restaurants. It is one of several events in support of The 10th Annual Mark Brezler Memorial Golf Classic. Proceeds from the auction and the golf tournament will benefit the Mark Brezler Scholarship Fund at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
May 28, 2009
- Exhibitors Announced for LEEF 2009
Several companies will exhibit products and services for game and simulation design during the upcoming 2009 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF), set for June 18-19 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. The EdVenture Group, NexLearn, LLP, JPL Creative and RWD will offer attendees hands-on experience with products during the cross-industry event, which is focused on “Games & Simulations for Performance.”
May 27, 2009
- Health Education Games the Focus of Case Study Presentation by JPL
JPL, an integrated communications company in Harrisburg, will present a case study session at the 2009 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
May 27, 2009
- R. Timothy Weston, Esq. Re-elected Chair of Board of Trustees at Harrisburg University
R. Timothy Weston, Esq. has been re-elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. He was unanimously re-elected for a one-year term at the board meeting on May 14.
May 26, 2009
- Cisco to Present Case Study at Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum
A case study session by Cisco promises to provide some remarkable insights into developing great learning games for attendees of the 2009 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
May 22, 2009
- Podcasts from the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum Presenters
If you prefer to hear an author's voice rather than read words, there are some short podcasts from Clark Aldrich, one of the keynote presenters for the 2009 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum, found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/leef2009/podcast/podcast.xml.
May 20, 2009
- Summer 2009 Programs & Courses for High School Students
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is offering programs and courses during the summer to interested high school students. Several of the programs offer students college credit upon completion.
May 20, 2009
- University Signs MOU with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12
The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 (LIU12) for a partnership that will market and deliver the University’s Learning Technologies Master of Science (LTMS) program to personnel from the IU and the school districts which it serves.
May 15, 2009
- Community Honors 2009 Graduates During Commencement and Partners Day
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology graduated its third class of students on May 14th and thanked the partners that invest their time, talent and treasures to the University during the 2009 Commencement Exercises and Partners Day event.
May 14, 2009
- ITN Awards Grants to Harrisburg University Faculty for Commercialization Projects
The Innovation Transfer Network (ITN) announced $20,000 in Seed Assistance Grant (SAG) funding for two Harrisburg University faculty members working on two different private sector commercialization projects in South Central Pennsylvania.
May 13, 2009
- Nanobiotechnology Summer Camp
Motivated high school students seeking opportunities to lean more about nanobiotechnology can enroll in a two-week Nanobiotechnology Summer Camp at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. The camp is scheduled to take place 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 15-26. Offered as a Dual Enrollment course, participants in the camp will receive 2 college credits at the successful completion of the program.
May 13, 2009
- National Assocation of Colleges and Employers Releases Salary Survey
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Salary Survey shows the overall average starting salary for a 2009 bachelor’s degree graduate stands at $48,515.
May 12, 2009
- IT Careers Still in Demand for 2009
With all the recent worry over the economy, which career paths are still safe? According to the 2009 Robert Half International Salary Guide, information technology careers are among the fields expected to yield top jobs in the coming year.
May 6, 2009
- LEEF Attracting Presenters from Around the World
The U.S. Army War College, Humentum, and the University of Maryland are among the organizations from around the world presenting case studies at the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania.
May 4, 2009
- President Obama Highlights Commonwealth's STEM Initiative: HU Provost on Leadership Team
In remarks to the National Academy of Sciences on April 27th, President Obama cited the Pennsylvania Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative lead by Governor Rendell, the Team PA Foundation, and several statewide collaborative partners including Education, Labor & Industry and Community & Economic Development, and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Apr 30, 2009
- Social Science Association Honors Faculty Member
The Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA) has awarded a Certificate of Recognition to Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty.
Noorbaksh is associate professor of international affairs and coordinator of general education at Harrisburg University. He received the award in recognition of his many contributions to the SSSA while attending the association’s annual meeting on April 9 in Colorado.
Apr 16, 2009