Penn State Greater Allegheny news

Greater Allegheny campus edition
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Educational Equity to host talk for underrepresented Commonwealth Campus faculty
-- Commonwealth Campuses offering employees voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing
-- Penn State to create 'wellness' days for spring 2021 semester
-- The Medical Minute: Separating trick-or-treat myths from facts

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STORIES:

Educational Equity to host talk for underrepresented Commonwealth Campus faculty
Faculty members at Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses are invited to attend "A Conversation with Senior Faculty Mentors" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 21, to be held virtually via Zoom.

https://news.psu.edu/link/nmpPTZd6
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Commonwealth Campuses offering employees voluntary asymptomatic COVID-19 testing
During the month of October, Penn State Commonwealth Campuses will be offering opt-in, asymptomatic COVID-19 testing for faculty and staff who are working on campus and wish to be tested. Testing will be available only to employees who are listed in the University's Return to Work database.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Ss4XqqM4
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Penn State to create 'wellness' days for spring 2021 semester
To support the mental health and well-being of students, faculty and staff, Penn State will build "wellness" days into the spring 2021 academic calendar in place of the traditional weeklong spring break.

https://news.psu.edu/link/bJM13rJ4
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The Medical Minute: Separating trick-or-treat myths from facts
How do parents separate myth from fact when it comes to trick-or-treating during the COVID-19 pandemic? Physicians with Penn State Children's Hospital explore the answers in this week's Medical Minute.

https://news.psu.edu/link/VzwtrgYN

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/DkBvjPB8

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