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Nov
05

Enhancing Education: Game developer helps bring lessons to life at HU

“Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand,” Chinese proverb. When it comes to education, lectures alone can’t match the lessons game simulations deliver in a classroom. Relying on memorization, lectures generally only lead to surface learning. Educational simulation games drive students to interact with subject matter in a much more […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
05

HU fuels innovation with Presidential Research Grants

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced the recipients of this year’s Presidential Research Grants – funding awarded annually to professors who partner with and engage students in ground-breaking research projects. After receiving a record number of proposals, Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr awarded the grants to help continue or launch new projects during […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
02

HU teams with community to map Tanzania

High school students, community members and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students will be helping Tanzania update their maps! It is part of an event known as  a Humanitarian Mapping Event,  hosted annually at Harrisburg University.  This is a free event and open to the public.  Generally speaking, volunteers help map regions of the […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
01

HU Data Science PhD program ranked among best

The Data Science PhD program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has been ranked among the best offered in 2018 by discoverdatascience.org. HU’s PhD in data science is a 4-5 year program, the first two of which make up the University’s master degree in analytics. Beyond this, PhD candidates complete six milestones to obtain […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
31

Code4PA teams innovate to fight Opioid epidemic

For the second year straight, Harrisburg University partnered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to bring civic hacking to Pennsylvania in an event that took place over two months and spanned three Pennsylvanian cities: Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Code4PA: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic, took on two unique initiatives from the Governor: The Open Data Initiative and […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
26

HU Masters in Project Management Program named one of best in U.S.

OnlineMasters.com has named Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Masters in Project Management Program as one of the best in the U.S. for 2019. HU’s program also was named Best for Team-Based Learning. More administrative job roles require a high level of project management skills, which is why the degree program grows in popularity each […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
25

Is 100% Renewable Energy the Answer to Climate Change? Technical and Economic Implications of the Clean Energy Transition

In the decades ahead, far-reaching changes in our energy systems will be needed to meet the challenge of climate change. To face this challenge, many companies, cities, and even states are seeking to use 100% clean or renewable energy. At the national level, Congress has seen introduction of “100% renewable” legislation, e.g. the 100 by […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized
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Oct
24

Partnership with Brazilian college provides students life-changing experiences

Foreign exchange trips can change the lives of students. Academically, personally, and professionally, students walk away from exchange trips with new perspectives that can make all the difference for their futures, said Vanessa Oliveira, International Program Coordinator with the Faculdade de Tecnologia e Ciencias (College of Technology and Science), or FTC, Harrisburg University’s partner college […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
19

HU goes Over the Edge for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Congratulations to HU Associate Provost, Beverly Magda, and University Senior Accountant, Ryan Maun, for going over the edge of an 18-story building this morning! Don’t worry, Bev and Ryan weren’t harmed. And they weren’t arrested -the feat was completely legal. They rappelled down the 220-foot-high building in downtown Harrisburg to support the Big Brothers, Big […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
12

Groups empower students at HU

  Joining a college club or interest group is a great way to network, develop social skills, and help students with personal and professional development. Student-led clubs are a strength of the Harrisburg University campus, and they span from the professional to the social. Whether its through events, trips, or meetings, our students will tell […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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