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January 2019

Free

Penn State Harrisburg MLK Play Series

January 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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Saving Ellis House, the 21st Annual Martin Luther King Day Production Ellis House is old – very old. It was built in 1845. Now it’s 1990 and the city owns the house. The mayor is asking questions. Who was Ellis? Why does a local construction company want to remodel the house or tear it down? Why does the preservation society want to leave it untouched? A more important question, though, is what mystery lies in the house itself. When that…

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Penn State Harrisburg presents Coach Carter

January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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When famed high school basketball coach Ken Carter literally locked his undefeated, state play-off bound team out of the gym and forced them to hit the books and stop counting on athletic potential as the only ticket out of a tough, inner-city life, he sent a powerful message. The film, "Coach Carter," based on the lockout and starring Samuel L. Jackson as the Coach, is just one more testimony to the strength of his convictions. At the podium, Coach Carter…

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February 2019

Penn State Harrisburg presents Dr. Guion Bluford

February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology in partnership with the National Society of Black Engineers - Penn State Harrisburg Chapter, invite you to the TE Connectivity Lecture Series STEM Forward: Minorities in Engineering, a presentation by Dr. Guion Bluford Jr., the first African American Astronaut to fly in space and Penn State alumnus. Dr. Bluford will speak about his space shuttle flights and the future of manned space flight. He will also discuss the difficulties he faced as a…

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Penn State Harrisburg presents Susan Leviton

February 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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The Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies of Penn State Harrisburg presents an afternoon of music and storytelling by Yiddish folk artist, Susan Leviton. Susan will be performing historical and contemporary Yiddish songs interwoven with fascinating folk tales. Known to some as a masterful calligrapher, designer and papercut artist, and to others as a singer of Yiddish songs, Susan Leviton’s joyful embrace of Yiddish arts is matched only by her enthusiasm in sharing that joy. This event will be presented…

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https://harrisburg.psu.edu/continuing-education/certificates-and-degree-completion/shrm-learning-system

SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ Certification Preparation Course

February 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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The new SHRM certification recognizes that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success. It is built upon one singular body of knowledge designed to elevate the HR profession around the world. It ensures that the HR professional possesses the relevant HR knowledge required for today's workplace, but it goes one step further. The SHRM certification tests the HR professional's competencies - the ability to put knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.

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Penn State Harrisburg presents The Fitzgeralds

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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Fiddling and step-dancing sensations, Tom, Kerry and Julie Fitzgerald will have your toes tapping and hands clapping. These siblings from Canada’s Ottawa Valley have won numerous fiddling and step-dancing championships, bringing to the stage the rare combination of musicianship, movement, and a genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages. This event will be bresented in the Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center Building on campus on Thursday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15/$5 Students

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March 2019

Free

Hanif Abdurraqib at Penn State Harrisburg

March 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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Bestselling author of music criticism, essays, and poetry, Hanif Abdurraqib will speak about writing Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest, which made the New York Times Bestseller list in February 2019. Book signing and ice cream social to follow. Books will be for sale. Funded by the Student Activity Fee, the School of Humanities, and the Chancellor's Fund. Location: Penn State Harrisburg, Olmsted W107 (Gallery Lounge). Contact English Program Chair Jen Hirt at JLH73@psu.edu.

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April 2019

Sherrie Flick at Penn State Harrisburg

April 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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The Pittsburgh-based writer Sherrie Flick will be reading from her new collection of short stories, Thank Your Lucky Stars, at 6 pm on Monday, April 8th on the Penn State Harrisburg campus. Free and open to the public, the event will be in Olmsted W132 (Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center). Books will be for sale.

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July 2019

$195.00

Gender Identity Issues and Leadership

July 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Penn State Harrisburg, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Library 110
Middletown, 17057
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Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Continuing Education and School of Public Affairs are offering a one-day workshop. Attendees will gain training in leadership and gender identity issues. Participants who register for the one-day workshop will receive .75 CEUs (Continuing Education Units), 7.5 hours.

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