Human development and family studies graduate Kaitlin Winslow joined Primary Health Network’s human resources department for her capstone project, an emotional-intelligence lunch-and-learn series for managers across the state. The internship concluded with a job offer for a full-time position at PHN.
As part of the University’s comprehensive testing strategy for the spring semester, all Penn State students must meet requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to their return or if they are already living in their campus community.
Penn State has developed a comprehensive spring 2021 COVID-19 testing strategy for all campuses that includes both required and voluntary testing during the remote learning period and the in-person portion of the spring semester.
Penn State Shenango students and alumni can tune in to a weekly webinar series throughout the spring 2021 semester that will discuss career and interview preparation, financial literacy, college success tips and networking both online and in-person.
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 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.
The American Physical Therapy Association has honored Jennifer Jewell as the 2020 F.A. Davis Award for Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant Education for her commitment to experiential learning and serving as a leader in the Penn State physical therapy community.
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.