Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Nov. 20 to 22, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. As of Nov. 23 at University Park, there are 348 active student cases, up from 318 at the last update on Nov. 20, and 4,462 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.
Penn State Shenango’s VenturePointe Innovation Hub will host Chris Becker of G.W. Becker Inc. on Nov. 19. Becker will discuss how the essential business has adapted during these challenging times, and how they are preparing for the “long haul.”
In preparation for the departure from campuses after in-person instruction ends on Nov. 20, Penn State has announced an aggressive fall departure plan offering all students COVID-19 testing, at no cost to students. Penn State is partnering with Vault Health for departure testing, which will be conducted either in person at predetermined testing sites on certain campuses or via self-administered test kits. Students can now book their appointment to receive an administered test or to pick up a self-test by using the Return Home Event on the Penn State Go App or by visiting virusinfo.psu.edu/departure-testing.
Penn State Laureate David Witwer will present “Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Disappearance of America’s Most Notorious Labor Leader and Why It Still Matters Today” at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 12. During the talk, Witwer will explore the life and cultural phenomena surrounding the labor leader’s 1975 disappearance.