Penn State Philadelphia Region news


Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, February 10, 2020

Kathryn W. Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering and associate chief academic officer at Penn State Great Valley, is headed to Alexandria, Virginia, for a two-year term as program director for the National Science Foundation's Engineering Design and Systems Engineering program in the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation.


Penn State shares latest coronavirus-related travel, health information

Penn State health and safety officials continue to monitor the outbreak of the novel 2019-nCoV coronavirus centered in the Wuhan province of China. While there have been no cases of the virus at any Penn State campus or anywhere in Pennsylvania at this time, the University is following federal and global recommendations from health agencies and the State Department and taking precautions to protect the health of students, faculty and staff.   Full story

Aerial view of Penn State campus

The 2020 Census: What is the census?

Plain and simple, the 2020 Census is a count of every individual living in the country of the United States of America, as of April 1, 2020. This year’s census will be the 24th since the nation’s founding. This year’s installment will be the first to allow individuals to respond by phone or online.  Full story

Large group in Capitol rotunda

Advocate Penn State Capital Day set for March 24 in Harrisburg

All students, alumni, employees and supporters are invited and encouraged to attend Advocate Penn State Capital Day in Harrisburg on March 24. The annual event brings hundreds of Penn Staters from across the University community to meet with their elected officials and share stories of the many ways Penn State benefits the Commonwealth and its residents as a 21st century land-grant institution.  Full story


Brandywinner of the Week: Dana Hallahan

Congratulations to this week’s #Brandywinner, Dana Hallahan! A Cooper Honors Scholar, Dana is a Lion Ambassador as well as a member of the Brandywine Events and Activities Support Team and the Honors Student Association. Way to go, Dana!  Watch video