Penn State New Kensington will hold two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 8. COVID-19 pandemic safety regulations will be in place including masking, distancing, required tickets for entry and other protocols. Both ceremonies will also be livestreamed.
Penn State IT worked with the Office of Physical Plant to determine locations for adding wireless coverage at select parking lots across the campuses last summer. This allowed commuter students access to work safely between classes while following social distancing protocols.
Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean in the College of Engineering, spoke about the Global Building Network and Penn State's academic efforts for a sustainable and equitable built environment during the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe panel on high-performance buildings.
The 2021 Penn State Hendrick Best Practices for Adult Learners Conference will be streamed online May 10 and 11, through the platform Whova. Faculty, staff and administrators from any university in the country are invited to attend.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced the dates for phases 1B, 1C and 2 of the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution program and Penn State is strongly encouraging all students, faculty and staff to sign up to get a vaccine as soon as they are eligible to receive one.
The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, in collaboration with partners around Penn State, will be celebrating Pride Month throughout April with a variety of programming for the University community.
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize nine Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Wes, Sonia, Jennifer, Mary, Megan, Todd, Tami, Maria and Marie — and everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community!