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Penn State Harrisburg

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777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
717-948-4367

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January 2018

Free

John Quiñones: What Would You Do? Words of Wisdom about Doing the Right Thing

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Combining a moving life story, an exceptional career, incomparable insights, and a powerful presence, John Quiñones has emerged as one of the most inspiring keynotes in the speaking world today. Known for truly connecting with audiences and leaving them uplifted and inspired, Quiñones delivers a powerful message of believing in one’s self, never giving up, and always, always doing the right thing. A lifetime of “never taking no for an answer,” took Quiñones from migrant farm work and poverty to…

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February 2018

Free

Graduate School Open House

February 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Join us Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Library on campus for the Graduate School Open House. Learn about the college’s more than 30 master’s and doctoral and certification programs, meet with faculty, and obtain admission requirements and financial aid information. Attendees receive an application fee waiver! For more information, call 717-948-6250 or e-mail mbp13@psu.edu.

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Poetry Reading by Sheryl St. Germain

February 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Penn State Harrisburg is honored to host the poet Sheryl St. Germain, whose new book, The Small Door of Your Death, recounts the tragic loss of her son to a drug overdose. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be for sale, and she will sign books after the event. This event is co-sponsored by the Commission for Women, The School of Humanities, and the Student Activity Fund. Sheryl's poetry books include Going Home (Perivale), The…

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March 2018

I Love the 80s!

March 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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The Penn State Harrisburg Music Program presents, I Love the 80s, a musical celebration of popular songs from the 1980s. Join the PSH Campus Choir, Chamber Singers, and Campus Band as they perform works by Michael Jackson, Toto, John Williams, The Eurythmics, The Pretenders, and more! This event is free and open to the public.

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April 2018

Free

“THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE Victorian Women: Memory and Forgetting”

April 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC “THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE Victorian Women: Memory and Forgetting” Tuesday, April 10, 2018 • 7:00 p.m. Gallery Lounge (W-107), Olmsted Building, Penn State Harrisburg Lecture by Lydia Murdoch, Professor of History and Director of Victorian Studies, Vassar College Join Dr. Murdoch as she discusses the feminine ideal of the “Angel in the House” and how Victorian women remained corseted and caged in crinolines, protected from the worlds of politics, business, and war within…

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The Angel in the House

April 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Penn State Harrisburg presents Dr. Lydia Murdoch, Professor of History and Director of Victorian Studies at Vassar College, as she discusses the feminine ideal of the “Angel in the House” and how Victorian women remained corseted and caged in crinolines, protected from the worlds of politics, business, and war within their domestic sphere. This lecture sponsored by the School of Humanities Graduate Program in Humanities. The event will be held Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Olmsted Building…

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

April 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until April 14, 2018

Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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The Penn State Harrisburg Theatre and Music programs present Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. This hilarious rock musical follows America's seventh president from his early days as a child to his controversial reign in the White House. Along the way, he meets his wife, Rachel, takes on the Founding Fathers, and rocks like no political figure has ever rocked before. Contains strong language, violence, and loud volume. Mature audiences only.

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Spring Undergraduate Open House

April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Join Penn State Harrisburg at the Spring Undergraduate Open House. During this event, you will have the opportunity to meet with current students, faculty, and staff; tour the campus, including on-campus housing; enjoy a complimentary lunch and Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream; and learn about the exciting opportunities at Penn State Harrisburg. Please register for this free event at https://harrisburg2.vmhost.psu.edu/calendar/event/spring-undergraduate-open-house-2

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September 2018

Free

Falling In Love With Your GBG | A Play

September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 8, 2018 at 7:30pm

Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Falling in Love With Your GBF is a new romantic comedy written by Alex Sauer during her time at Franklin and Marshall College. As a recent college graduate, Ella lives in Boston with her eclectic group of roommates. She is just trying to survive and not share her hidden feelings for her gay best friend, Adam. When things take a turn in Ella’s life, things in their small Boston apartment get crazy. Between times at the coffee shop and narration…

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Falling in Love With Your GBF

September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until September 8, 2018

Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Penn State Harrisburg's Capital Players presents "Falling in Love With Your GBF." This story follows Ella as she is trying to find herself after college and struggles with her feelings for her gay best friend.* The performances will be in room 204 of the Educational Activities Building North. Donations are accepted at the door. *Contains strong language and adult subjects

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Poet Adam Vines: Out of Speech

September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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The Penn State Harrisburg Visiting Writers Series welcomes Adam Vines to campus for a reading and book signing at 7pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 in room W132 of the Olmsted Buidling (the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center). Vines is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, where he teaches poetry writing workshops and is the editor of the Birmingham Poetry Review. His collection of poetry entitled The Coal Life was nominated for The Poet’s Prize in 2014. He…

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October 2018

$5

Penn State Harrisburg presents “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen

October 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2018

Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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"She Kills Monsters" is a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games. The engaging play tells the story of Agnes Evans as she finds her sister's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, and stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90's pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all. Tickets are now on sale and…

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November 2018

Free

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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The Penn State Harrisburg Office of Veterans Affairs and Kappa Beta Gamma Sorority cordially invite you to attend this ceremony to honor our Veterans, past, present, future, and fallen. A luncheon will follow in the Morrison Gallery, Library until 1:30 p.m. Parking for the event will be free and the ceremony will be outside at the flag poles outside of the Morrison Gallery.

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