- University Announces 2013 Honors List
Thirty-eight percent of the undergraduate student body at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology earned Honors recognition during 2013 and were named to the Honors List.
Apr 4, 2014
- HU On The Early Learning-To-Higher Education Continuum Removing Barriers To STEM Learning
The April 2 Pennsylvania Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment, sponsored by the Early Learning Investment Commission, convened Pennsylvaniaâ€™s top business and political leaders, including Gov. Tom Corbett, to share the ways government and businesses are acting on research showing the lifelong benefits of quality early childhood education.
Apr 2, 2014
- Free Technology & Web Conference Set for May 3rd at HU
BarCamp Harrisburg 6 is set for Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in PA.
The free technology-oriented conference is known as an ï¿½unconferenceï¿½ because it is filled with open, participatory events, discussions, and workshops where presentation content is provided by the participants rather than chosen speakers. The annual event draws nearly 200 web developers, cloud computing experts, educators, e-learning experts, application developers and software engineers.
Apr 2, 2014
- Technology Entrepreneur To Address Class of 2014
Mary MacPherson, president of M2Works LLC, a Reston, Virginia-based consultancy will address the Class of 2014 on Thursday, May 8, during Commencement ceremonies scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Forum Auditorium at 500 Walnut Street in Harrisburg.
Apr 1, 2014
- Free Webinar: Where are Virtual Worlds for Business and Education?
Join a panel of industry experts for this free webinar, Where are Virtual Worlds for Business and Education?, set for Friday, April 4, 2014 at 4PM EST as they answer your questions and discuss the current and future state of virtual worlds.
Mar 31, 2014
- LTMS Class Project Appears in Immersive Learning Book
Koreen Olbrish Pagano, a member of the corporate faculty who taught courses in the Learning Technologies Master of Science (LTMS) program, authored the book, Immersive Learning: Designing for Authentic Practice. In the book, Pagano incorporated a class project assigned to her students enrolled in the ”Game and Simulation Design” graduate course. She recreated the structure in the book as guidance for immersive learning design structure.
Mar 26, 2014
- Summer Internship Blossomed Into a Job for this New Cumberland Student
Cameron J. Yesconis had planned to become a music teacher, but he reevaluated his career options after seeing many school districts slashing their arts budgets.
"Music was my passion, but I enjoy technology, and it's a thriving field. I decided if I'm going to get a successful job later on, I should go into technology," said Yesconis, 21, of New Cumberland. He transferred to Harrisburg University in Fall 2012 and plans to graduate in 2016 with a degree in computer and information sciences.
Mar 18, 2014
- Computer Aid Investing $1.3M in Harrisburg University Space; Students Benefit from Real-World Experiences
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students will benefit from the hands-on experiential opportunities created by Computer Aid, Inc. opening office space inside the academic center.
Mar 18, 2014
- Fellowship Program Helps Environmental Sciences Major Succeed
When a severe knee injury derailed a promising dance career in her junior year of high school, Kelly Tessier internalized the disappointment and turned the setback into a positive.
"I discovered my identity," says the Harrisburg University first-year student. "I spent a whole year focusing on myself . . . my dreams and goals."
Mar 18, 2014
- HU Alumnus Career is Brewing Thanks to Biotechnology Degree
What do you do with a thirst for success and a Harrisburg University of Science and Technology degree in biotechnology with an emphasis on microbiology? You go work for a beer company, of course! And, not just any beer company; you get a job as a microbiologist at one of the most successful brewing companies in the world – Samuel Adams!
Mar 17, 2014
- A Clear Educational Horizon for this Forensics Major
For Harrisburg University student Nicole Borrell, the questions she asked herself while attending East Stroudsburg (Pa.) North High School—What am I really doing? Why am I here? Is college in my future?—weren’t leading to any epiphany.
Or, frankly, any reliable answers.
That is until she took a forensics course in her sophomore year. For whatever reason, Nicole’s educational horizon became much clearer.
Mar 17, 2014
- HU Provides Opportunities for this Biology Major to Expand Her Horizons
Brittany Barney is not someone who lets an opportunity pass by, and the Harrisburg University sophomore has found plenty of opportunities to expand her horizons though coursework, internships, projects, and extracurriculars.
Mar 17, 2014
- University & Technology Council Announce New Training Partnership
The Technology Council of Pennsylvania and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology have formed a partnership to bring discounted technology training to members of the Council.
Mar 3, 2014
- Board of Trustees Member Among Best Lawyers in Central PA
A member of the Board of Trustees for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology was recently recognized as one of the 2014 Lawyers of the Year in Central Pennsylvania.
Feb 19, 2014
- Learning Technologies Master of Science Student Wins Award for Project
Nancy Konopka, a student in HU’s Learning Technologies Master of Science program, recently won an award for an online blood-transfusion safety program that she developed for the nursing staff at Hanover Hospital. Nancy designed a two-part eLearning course, featuring two instructional PowerPoint slide programs, satisfied transfusion safety accreditation standards of the Joint Commission and the College of American Pathologists. For her work, Nancy received the 2013 Theriot Award for Development of Significant Materials in Media & Equipment, presented by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, one of the premier professional organizations for laboratory medicine
Jan 31, 2014
- Online Learning Technologies Master of Science Appears in U.S. News Best Online Graduate Education Program Rankings
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s online Learning Technologies Master of Science degree appears in the second tier of the U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 Best Online Graduate Education Program rankings released January 8th.
Jan 8, 2014
- Select Medical Donates $570,000 to Harrisburg University
Select Medical Chief Executive Officer Robert Ortenzio presented a check for $570,000 to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology President Dr. Eric Darr today in the main lobby of the University on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg.
Dec 19, 2013
- Annual PA Educator Technology Conference to Feature Presentation by HU Professor
The 2014 Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) in Hershey will feature two presentations by Andy Petroski, Director of Learning Technologies at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Dec 18, 2013
- New Project Supported by the National Science Foundation Focuses on the Mathematics of Real-world Problems
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE) of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology a three-year $550,000 grant for Engaging Mathematics: Building a National Community of Practice, a faculty development and dissemination initiative.
Dec 11, 2013
- HU Launches Online M.S. in Information Systems Engineering and Management Degree Program
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania now offers an entirely online Master of Science degree in Information Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM).
Dec 10, 2013