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Monday, March 30, 2020


Parent and Student Town Hall March 24, 2020

Penn State leaders answer student questions at virtual town hall

On March 24, Penn State leaders hosted a virtual town hall meeting to answer questions for students and families about the measures the University has taken to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and protect the health and well-being of students, faculty, staff and community members.   Full story

We Are!

Send us your 'We Are' stories

During these challenging times, the Penn State spirit of “We Are” is more important than perhaps ever before. We want to hear stories of how you or other Penn Staters are coming together for the greater good — to innovate, solve problems and continue to realize Penn State’s commitment to excellence.  Full story

Mental health plays key role in battling pandemic and its accompanying effects

By now we all should know the physical guidance that’s been given related to ways to dodge or slow down the novel coronavirus: practice good hygiene, wash your hands and avoid close contact with others. But as Penn Staters across Pennsylvania and beyond complete their first week of remote learning, telecommuting and social distancing, some may be feeling overwhelmed, disconnected or even fearful.   Full story

Growing an inclusive community in a remote environment

Penn State students are continuing to build and strengthen community ties during the global coronavirus outbreak. Brian Patchcoski, director of the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, shares his thoughts on growing an inclusive Penn State community while learning and working remotely.  Full story

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