- TechQuest Today Focuses on University
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and new advances in telecommunications technologiesare the focus of the January edition of TechQuest Today, a new monthly television show featuring host Kelly Lewis, President and CEO of TechQuest-Pennsylvania. The 30-minute talk format presentation features guests from Pennsylvania’s varied technology companies and organizations discussing current technology-related issues or concerns, new technological developments and related subjects.
Jan 10, 2009
- Importance of University to STEM Education Focus of National Radio Show
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s president, Dr. Mel Schiavelli, will appear on the radio program, The Best of Our Knowledge, beginning January 12, 2009. Dr. Schiavelli was invited to provide an on-air essay about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education to the nation’s economy, and the University’s mission. The segment (#956) will air on more than 130 radio stations in the U.S. between January 12 -19. It will appear on radio stations overseas, too.
Jan 10, 2009
- Learning Technologies Summer Clinic Welcomes Educators
Twenty-three middle school and high school educators from Central Pennsylvania school districts are spending this week taking part in the Learning Technologies Summer Clinic taught by Jim Gates, Instructional Technology Trainer with the Capital Area Intermediate Unit and Classrooms for the Future coach.
Jul 21, 2008
- Commencement and Partners Day Celebration Highlights University’s Significance
The graduating class is small compared to many universities, but it's part of something with historical significance. The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology handed out two Master of Science degrees and eight Bachelor of Science degrees to its second graduating class during its Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration. More than 185 guests attended the event, which is considered the high point of the academic year.
May 18, 2008
- Degree Candidates for the Class of 2008
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will hold its Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration for the Class of 2008 at 6:30 p.m., May 15, in the Main Auditorium of the State Museum of Pennsylvania. The following is a list of degree candidates for the Class of 2008.
May 15, 2008
- Vice President for University Advancement to Attend Harvard Institute
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has selected Marcus Lingenfelter of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to attend its prestigious Institute for Educational Management (IEM).
May 8, 2008
- University Mourns Loss of Trustee Clifford L. Jones
It is with deep sorrow that the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and its Board of Trustees acknowledge the passing of Trustee Clifford L. Jones.
May 7, 2008
- Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration
Beyond the typical joy and excitement of its Commencement Exercises on May 15, the University will recognize the many business mentors, corporate faculty, internship hosts, scholarship donors, and our strategic partner organizations. A special video commemorating our partners will air during the evening, and several dignitaries and leaders representing both the public and private sectors will participate in the event.
May 6, 2008
- University to Award Congressman Tim Holden Honorary Degree
Congressman Tim Holden will receive an honorary degree from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology during the University’s Second Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration. The degree of Doctor of Public Service honoris causa will be conferred during the event, which is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., May 15, in the Main Auditorium of the State Museum of Pennsylvania, located at 300 North Street in downtown Harrisburg.
Apr 29, 2008
- Governor Rendell to Serve as Commencement Speaker
The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Pennsylvania’s 45th Governor, will give the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology commencement address on Thursday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the State Museum of Pennsylvania.
Apr 28, 2008
- University Partnering with eBizITPA to Present Full Day of Comprehensive RFID Education
To help educate the marketplace on Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) , Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is hosting back-to-back RFID education courses presented by the RFID experts at the Center for eBusiness and Advanced IT (eBizITPA) and the RFID Center of Excellence at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
The sessions will take place April 25, 2008 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the University’s 304 Market Street Location.
Apr 4, 2008
- University's ACE Fellow Appointed to Leadership Role at California State University
Dr. Diedre L. Badejo, who completed a highly-competitive one-year American Council on Education Fellowship at Harrisburg University, has been named by California State University, East Bay, to lead its College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
Jan 25, 2008
- Construction Crews Hoist "Signed" Beam Into Place
Construction for our 16-story $73-million Academic Center, slated to open within the year, is on time and on budget. Crews recently mounted the "commemorative" steel beam, which was signed by some fifty remarkable individuals who have made major philanthropic investments in the University. The beam will permanently reside as part of the 16th floor structure and, as such, will not be covered with fire proofing. Therefore, this specially-prepared beam will be exposed and the signatures adorning it visible for all time.
Jan 10, 2008
- University Co-sponsors Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is joining with other area colleges and universities, the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts and The Patriot-News to co-sponsor the Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair (CASEF).
Jan 8, 2008
- University Rising: Philanthropic Leaders Sign Final Beam
When engaged in any challenging, but worthwhile endeavor, it is important to take time to step back, reflect, and celebrate the milestones along the way. The 2007 Founder’s Day and Topping-off Celebration on December 12th was just such an opportunity.
Dec 13, 2007
- Academic Tower Reachest Highest Structural Point
The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology conducted a topping-off ceremony on December 12th for the University’s new Academic Center being built at the corner of 4th and Market Streets, with construction on the building now having reached its highest structural point.
Dec 12, 2007
- Biotech Day Showcases Bio Century
Nearly 230 educators, students and industry professionals gathered at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to address education’s role in the “Bio Century” during Biotech Day, December 7th. Hosted by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, the free event featured hands-on experiments, workshops, panel discussions, guest speakers, and other presentations. Biotech Day has become flagship event for education and industry. With its program of lectures, expert discussions, presentations and networking opportunities Biotech Day gave attendees access to decision makers from all areas of the biotechnology industry and education.
Dec 7, 2007
- Admissions Team Welcomes New Directors in 2008
Two experienced enrollment professionals will join the University in January 2008.
Dec 6, 2007
- Harrisburg U's Impact
The significance of the NSF grant was noted in a December 5th editorial in the Patriot-News. The editorial notes that the $2 million federal grant awarded to Harrisburg University is proof of the dynamic impact that an institution of higher learning can have on a community. The editorial is posted with permission from the Patriot-News.
Dec 5, 2007
- University Welcomes New Vice President for Student Services
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is pleased to welcome Ms. Elizabeth Simcox, Esq., to the position of Vice President for Student Services. She joined the University on October 1, 2007.
As the chief student services officer for the University, Ms. Simcox is responsible for creating, maintaining and evaluating services and programs for its student community. She was formerly the Dean of Students and Director of Externship Programs at Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, PA. Ms. Simcox joined the Harrisburg faculty at Widener University School of Law as a staff attorney in the Pennsylvania Civic Law Clinic in 1999 and accepted the position of Dean of Students in 2002.
Oct 3, 2007