Harrisburg University

Jan
16

Interactive Media students to embark on life-changing trip

Interactive Media Majors Christina Diffenderfer, left, and Brandon Carl.  Two Harrisburg University students will take a trip in March that will transport them to a world of game development experiences and networking opportunities. HU has chosen Interactive Media majors Christina Diffenderfer, and Brandon Carl, to participate in a more than week-long two-part game development experience […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jan
10

HU professor, students map out Harrisburg’s history

Research is a hallmark of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. And to encourage collaborative research among professors and students, each year, University President Dr. Eric Darr awards grants, dubbed Presidential Research Grants, to help fund a series of projects. The grants are not merely awarded to push professors and students to work together, however. […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jul
20

HU to Host Healthcare Analytics Summit

Save the date! Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a Healthcare Analytics summit at its campus in downtown Harrisburg Dec. 8. “Healthcare Analytics: Make the World Better,” will mark the fourth data analytics event hosted by Harrisburg University. The summit will focus on healthcare informatics and advanced analytics that meet the demands of […]

By Eric Veronikis | University Events . University News
DETAIL
Jul
12

HU to expand in Philadelphia

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is about to experience a major growth spurt in Philadelphia. As of January, the university will more than quadruple the size of its Philadelphia location as it expands into 38,000 square feet of completely renovated space in Center City to “provide students with an opportunity in science and technology […]

By Eric Veronikis | University News
DETAIL
Jul
12

Professional development program empowers leaders

Too often, people confuse management with leadership. But a title doesn’t make a leader, said Lisa Watson, a leader with the state Department of Human Services. Being a leader requires one to inspire others to follow you, Watson said during the Leadership Development Program graduation held at Harrisburg University Monday. A member of the program’s […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized . University News
DETAIL
Jul
11

HU students get hands-on at WorkXpress

There’s only so much one can learn in a classroom. That’s why experiential learning lies at the foundation of the educational experience at Harrisburg University. For undergraduates, HU’s experiential (hands-on) learning program, which includes a mandatory internship, accounts for 13 of the 120 credit hours a student must complete before they graduate. Graduate students must […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jul
07

HU’s Online Computer Science Program ranks among best in state

Harrisburg University’s online computer science program has been ranked #2 among the 5 best online programs in Pennsylvania, according to a report just released by Computer Science Zone. Computer Science Zone is a website dedicated to “providing useful, authoritative resources and rankings for Computer Science and IT students, both prospective and current.” The website used […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jul
06

HU welcomes longtime educator to staff

We are excited to welcome former Carlisle Area School District Superintendent John Friend to HU’s staff on July 17. Friend, a Harrisburg native, will serve as associate vice president of secondary school programs and partners at HU.   After retiring from Carlisle Area School District on June 30, Friend reflected on 41 years in public education […]

By Eric Veronikis | University News
DETAIL
Jul
06

HU grad uses Geospatial Technology to promote safety

HU graduate Steve Cline, a Geospatial Technology major, created an interactive Harrisburg pedestrian crash map featured in a recent Burgnews.com article. Cline’s map identifies the most dangerous spots for pedestrians in Harrisburg based on crashes that occurred in the city between 2012-2016. What a great example of the application of Geospatial Technology to promote safety! Read up […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jul
05

When Experience Matters: HU prepares students for workforce

The experience factor almost always is an issue recent college graduates grapple with during a job hunt. But how does someone fresh out of college get experience when employers seem to only hire people already working in the field? Thanks to Harrisburg University’s Experiential Learning Program, our graduates compete on a level playing field with […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Page 1 of 3123
Address: 326 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17101 | Phone: (717) 901-5100
TOP