Eric Darr

May
07

HU graduates largest class to date

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology awarded 998 degrees to its largest graduating class to date during the university’s 2020 Commencement Thursday night. Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr was joined by Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Bilita Mattes, Board of Trustees Member and former Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mark Singel to confer 63 undergraduate […]

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Feb
05

Harrisburg University Renames Prestigious Award in Honor of Former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology has announced that it has renamed its annual Impact Award in honor of Stephen R. Reed, who passed away January 25, 2020 following a long battle with cancer. The Impact Award is the highest honor award given by the University and is presented at the University’s Annual Gala celebration. […]

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Jan
25

Harrisburg University statement on the passing of former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed

Former longtime Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed passed away Saturday, Janury 25 at the age of 70 following a long battle with cancer. Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr weighed in on what Mayor Reed meant to the city of Harrisburg, the region, and Harrisburg University. “Mayor Stephen R. Reed was a visionary whose foresight […]

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Oct
01

HU president to receive Catalyst Award

Harrisburg University President, Dr. Eric Darr, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & Capital Region Economic Development Corp.’s Catalyst Award. The chamber today announced the eight visionary leaders and businesses to be honored for creating positive change in the Harrisburg region at its annual Catalyst Awards celebration the evening of […]

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Jul
26

HU breaks ground on future

It’s a momentous day for Harrisburg University! University officials, staff, and local leaders gathered at South Third and Chestnut streets in downtown Harrisburg to celebrate the groundbreaking for the university’s $100 million Health Science Center the morning of July 26, 2019. Following an introduction by local real estate developer Ralph Vartan, Dr. Eric Darr, President […]

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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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