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Students see help from campus over winter break

Greater Allegheny employees and their circle of friends stepped up to support students who stayed in McKeesport Hall over the winter break. Community members provided gift cards, home cooked meals, games, and activities to make the break a little brighter.

Impacts of the pandemic on opioid-related drug overdose

Opioid-related drug overdose is a leading cause of death and injury in the United States. In this post, Penn State Greater Allegheny researcher Sandra Trappen discusses her study that asks questions about how social factors, including social isolation as a result of the pandemic, contribute to drug overdose.

On-campus housing options available for 2021-22

It’s time for current students to think about housing for next year! Eligible Penn State students can request housing and receive an invitation to LiveOn with us next year. Returning students have a variety of on-campus housing options to consider, from traditional residence hall rooms to suites and apartments. Log in to eLiving.psu.edu to request housing today.

LiveOn with us for 2021/2022

It’s time for current students to think about housing for next year! Eligible Penn State students can Request Housing and receive an invitation to LiveOn with us next year. Returning students have a variety of on-campus housing options to consider, from traditional residence hall rooms to suites and apartments. Log in to eLiving.psu.edu to Request Housing today!

PSUAC cancels fall and winter 2020-21 sports competition, championships

The PSUAC Executive Committee voted unanimously to cancel all intercollegiate athletics competition for fall and winter team sports during the 2020-21 academic year. The sports affected by this decision include men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball, at Penn State Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and York.

Penn State to begin spring semester remotely, delay in-person classes

Penn State has decided to delay the start of in-person classes and transition to a fully remote learning environment for the beginning of the spring 2021 semester at all campus locations. This decision was made following extensive analysis and scenario planning given worsening virus conditions nationally and across the state indicating predictions of rising hospitalization rates in the coming weeks.