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3/23/2015

Artists’ reception to be held Friday at Dixon University Center

A reception for student artists from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania whose artwork is on display on the first floor of the administration building at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, at the center. The public is invited. >>More

3/17/2015

Kenneth S. Hawkinson named Kutztown University president

​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to be the next president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. >>More

3/10/2015

NCAA basketball regionals to include nine Pennsylvania schools

​The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Atlantic Regional basketball championships will have a decidedly Pennsylvania look this weekend, with five women’s teams—including top-seeded California University of Pennsylvania—and four men’s teams competing in the combined 16-team field. All nine teams are members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, which includes the 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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3/5/2015

Spring break on the horizon, students ready to … volunteer!

With another long, cold winter refusing to release its icy grip, college students across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are ready for spring break and a week away from classes. Many of them, however, won’t be heading to the beach to kick back and relax in the sunshine. They’ll be volunteering instead, taking part in service-learning projects at dozens of locations; some, close to home; others far away.
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3/3/2015

Governor Wolf recommends $458 million for State System

​Gov. Tom Wolf’s first budget proposal announced today would provide $458 million to Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education next year, an increase of $45.3 million. It would represent the first increase in the state appropriation in seven years. >>More

2/23/2015

State System universities offer wide range of services to military members, veterans and their families

​Twenty-two thousand. That’s the number of pushups California University of Pennsylvania students did over the last approximately four weeks to raise awareness about the rising tide of military suicides. They gathered every day at 11:22 a.m. on the campus Quad to complete the exercise, regardless of the weather. Every fall, the campus is adorned with banners recognizing military members and veterans for their service. These are just two examples of how the university honors those who serve the nation in all branches of the armed forces. But its commitment goes much deeper than that, as does that of the other 13 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Anna Berch-Norton of Mt. Lebanon is working for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Kutzown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Laura Bieber of Coopersburg is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Kat Breitmayer of Downingtown is working for the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Research Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Abbey Cadden of South Abington Twp. is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Tiffany Fox of Irwin is working for the Office of Rural Pennsylvania as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Clarion University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Hannah Keck of Summerville is working for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Alyssa Krick of Milton is working for the Human Resources Department of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by the State System. >>More

1/28/2015

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Nicole Loncaric of Burgettstown is working for the state Department of Human Resources as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Julia McBride of McKeesport is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

Abigail Moll of Mohnton is working for the state Department of Revenue as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Dakota Patsfield of Smithton is working for state Senator Vincent Hughes of Philadelphia as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Jacqueline Prestoy of Quakertown is working in the state House of Representatives’ Democratic Communications Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/28/2015

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

​Daena Prinsen of Camp Hill is working in the office of state House Majority Leader Dave Reed of Indiana as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. >>More

1/22/2015

George F. ‘Jody’ Harpster named Shippensburg University president

​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Dr. George F. "Jody" Harpster as the next president of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Harpster has served as the university’s interim president since May 2013. >>More

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