Eric Darr

May
06

Meet Jay Jayamohan, Executive Director of HU’s new Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The key ingredient to Harrisburg University’s success is its start-up mentality. Like a start-up company, the University is flexible and nimble, allowing it to adapt, take chances and move forward with innovative, entrepreneurial programs and endeavors that produce real-world results. This same entrepreneurial spirit is what led Jay Jayamohan to HU. Jayamohan, an engineer, product […]

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Apr
08

Harrisburg University Selects HHM as Hotel Partner 

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology today announced that it has selected HHM as its hospitality partner for an upscale, 197-room boutique hotel that will be housed within its new mixed-use campus tower project in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “We are thrilled to partner with HHM on this significant new project. They bring hospitality experience, energy and […]

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Mar
11

HU professors, students break down video game addiction

It’s no secret, video gaming can be an addictive behavior. Even though many studies have found similarities between video game addiction and other addictive behaviors, there is little-to-no information available to explain the specific origins of addictive gaming behavior.  The spread of computer gaming among adolescents and young adults can result in potential negative impacts […]

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Nov
29

HU plans for 19-story health sciences building

Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr recently shared additional details about the University’s planned health sciences building in downtown Harrisburg. The building is expected to house a health science education center, space for HU’s advanced manufacturing and interactive media programs, a 180-room hotel, and a conference center and restaurant. HU will share 10 of the […]

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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 […]

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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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