Eric Darr

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 […]

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Sep
05

Dauphin County awards HU Esports Program $25K grant

As Harrisburg University prepares to host the biggest collegiate Esports tournament to date Sept. 21-22, the Dauphin County Commissioners on Wednesday announced $25,000 in grant funding for HU’s new, 16-member varsity Esports team and the first-ever HUE Festival. The county’s $25,000 tourism grant, funded by local hotel tax dollars, will help HU develop its Esports […]

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Jun
07

‘Look mom, no hands!’: HU Entrepreneur in Residence brings thought-controlled computing to life

Dave Segal was browsing through Google News one morning in 2013, when he read an inspirational article that set him on a path to becoming Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s newest Entrepreneur in Residence. The story Segal came across was about injured U.S. soldiers who now depend on thought-controlled prosthetic limbs, since returning home […]

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Apr
25

HU to launch new cutting-edge undergraduate, graduate programs

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s degree programs are on the rise. This fall the University will launch a new Bachelor of Science degree program in Advanced Manufacturing at its main campus in Harrisburg, and Master of Science degree programs in Human-Centered Interaction Design and Techpreneurship at its downtown Philadelphia location. A strong manufacturing base […]

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Apr
11

HU announces partnership with Reach Cyber Charter School

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and Reach Cyber Charter School, a statewide STEM-focused online public school, today announced a partnership to provide STEM-related university activities, programs and course offerings to Reach Cyber students in grades K-12. Via the partnership, students from both institutions will have the opportunity to interact with peers, expand their STEM […]

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Mar
08

HU Start-up generates national interest

Harrisburg University continues to transform education via entrepreneurship that is producing tomorrow’s leaders and growing the economy. From a nonprofit that is committed to providing women with more opportunities in the STEM fields, to an educational group that is boosting STEM education in middle schools and high schools, Harrisburg University has founded and partnered with […]

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Mar
08

Agreement gives PSECU employees, spouses enhanced access to HU programs

Employees of Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, PSECU, and their spouses have been granted enhanced access to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology programs thanks to an agreement recently reached between the two entities. “We are pleased to partner with PSECU to provide its employees with professional development and continuing education opportunities,” said Dr. Eric Darr, […]

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Mar
07

3D printed skin graft research at HU garners national attention

Perhaps nothing embodies Harrisburg University’s entrepreneurial spirit more than the ground-breaking research the University’s professors engage students in on and off campus. From assessing population trends to help save endangered animals from extinction, to developing innovative teaching tools and conducting studies to help clean up polluted waterways, at HU research is a priority that gives […]

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Jan
22

HU partnership takes STEM to forefront of K-12 learning

Degrees in science, technology, engineering and math lead to lucrative, in-demand careers that are fueling the 21st Century economy. Still, a disconnect exists in teaching STEM to K-12 students across the U.S. Many school districts are not adequately preparing students to succeed in science and technology courses beyond high school. It’s a significant national problem […]

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Jun
13

HU’s Government Technology Institute turns IT professionals into leaders

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Government Technology Institute (GTI) rewires IT professionals. IT professionals are “wired” for technology.  But the same professionals often need rewired when they are promoted to management positions. No matter how tech savvy IT professionals are, the most capable IT employees – and their organizations — benefit significantly by investing […]

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