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Globalization and Public Administration Focus of Forum

Nov 1, 2012

Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty will be among the presenters at an upcoming forum entitled, “Globalization and Public Administration.”

Scheduled to occur at Harrisburg University Thursday, November 15th at 6 p.m. in Room 1305, the event is put forth by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration.

Gene Barr, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, will present on the impact of globalization on governments.  Larry Segal, Owner of Impact Pennsylvania Strategies, LLC, will present on the increasing influence of local governments in global politics.  An associate professor of International Affairs at HU, Dr. Noorbaksh will focus his presentation on the impact of globalization on governments.

Ticket prices for the event are $5 for students, $10 for ASPA members and $15 for non-members. 

The American Society for Public Administration is the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration. It is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration.

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg.  Free parking is available on the street. Additional parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University offers 5 bachelor of science degrees and 3 graduate degree programs and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email, Connect@HarrisburgU.edu