Based on evolving federal guidance and statewide mitigation plans announced by Gov. Tom Wolf around the growing coronavirus pandemic and the global efforts underway to stop its spread, Penn State has extended the remote-delivery period for all classes through at least the spring semester. Examinations will also be administered remotely. Additionally, spring commencement ceremonies will be postponed while the University explores options for celebrating the achievements of our students.
Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
A proposed $14.7 million project to modernize and improve the existing 22,000-square-foot Ostermayer Laboratory at Penn State Greater Allegheny garnered a recommendation for approval on Feb. 20 from the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning.
Raeann Sleith, a junior majoring in both business and psychology, returned to campus after studying abroad in Vienna, Austria. While abroad, Sleith traveled extensively and experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Faculty and staff at Penn State continue to go above and beyond the classroom to transform education, bridging the gap between the University and its surrounding communities. In the increasingly ubiquitous and changing world of technology, faculty are preparing students to move beyond digital literacy — the understanding of how to use the tools — to how they can achieve digital fluency.