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Harrisburg University, animal shelters top nonprofit stories in 2017

When it came to nonprofit and higher education stories, readers cared most about Harrisburg University, programs that help entrepreneurs and the care, or in some cases the lack of care, for our furry best friends.

Click through the slideshow to see the recap of some our our most-read nonprofit and higher education stories in 2017. 

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is tackling a space problem. The university wants to erect what could be the tallest building in the capital city. Slated to open in 2021, the proposed mixed-use tower could be 36 stories and cost $130 million to $150 million to develop. The goal is to construct a state-of-the-art health science education center of about 200,000 square feet for degree programs in nursing, pharmaceutical sciences and other allied health programs to help regional health care providers find employees they will need as they continue to grow.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is tackling a space problem. The university wants to erect what could be the tallest building in the capital city. Slated to open in 2021, the proposed mixed-use tower could be 36 stories and cost $130 million to $150 million to develop. The goal is to construct a state-of-the-art health science education center of about 200,000 square feet for degree programs in nursing, pharmaceutical sciences and other allied health programs to help regional health care providers find employees they will need as they continue to grow. - (Photo / )
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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is tackling a space problem. The university wants to erect what could be the tallest building in the capital city. Slated to open in 2021, the proposed mixed-use tower could be 36 stories and cost $130 million to $150 million to develop. The goal is to construct a state-of-the-art health science education center of about 200,000 square feet for degree programs in nursing, pharmaceutical sciences and other allied health programs to help regional health care providers find employees they will need as they continue to grow. - (Photo / Submitted) The Lancaster County SPCA told the public in July that it was closing. Lack of funding was to blame. It shut down operations after finding homes for the animals. - (Photo / Thinkstock) The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce's leadership development group named Kate Zimmerman as the new leader of Leadership Lancaster. Before Leadership Lancaster, Zimmerman served as Leadership Lancaster's program director and at the Lancaster Area Habitat for Humanity. - (Photo / Submitted) CPBJ's annual Nonprofit Innovation Awards were held in March at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. Nonprofit organizations from around the midstate were honored for demonstrating innovation in their daily operations. It marked the event's 18th year. - (Photo / Amy Spangler) A rendering by Schillaci Architects Ltd. shows plans for the lobby of a $3 million dog adoption center in Lancaster County. Organizers hope to open the center in late 2018. - (Photo / Submitted) Michael and Jane Rice, third-generation owners of Utz Quality Foods, launched The Rice Family Foundation this year. The foundation aims to bolster Hanover-area nonprofits through grant funds and commitments from the Rice family. - (Photo / Thinkstock) Ted Black became president and CEO of Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in early March. He is seen here surrounded by two life-sized animatronic dinosaurs featured in the center's summer exhibit Dinosaur Discovery. - (Photo / Amy Spangler) Melisa Baez is the director of the Women's Business Center in Lancaster. The center is operated by Assets, a nonprofit that trains and funds entrepreneurs who are interested in making positive social change, as well as a profit. The 2017 goal of the center was to help more business owners through various programs. - (Photo / Joel Berg) In January of this year, colleges were seeing the worst endowment returns since the recession, prompting concerns they might have to make cuts. - (Photo / ThinkStock)

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