Penn State Greater Allegheny news

Greater Allegheny campus edition
Thursday, April 8, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State Greater Allegheny to conclude its Black Women's Health Series
-- Five Penn State faculty to be featured on 'The Academic Minute'
-- Students, employees encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible
-- The Medical Minute: When you're in it for the long haul with COVID-19

Also in this issue: Media Highlights.

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STORIES:

Penn State Greater Allegheny to conclude its Black Women's Health Series
Penn State Greater Allegheny in McKeesport will host its final Crossing Bridges Summit event of the 2020 - 2021 academic year on Thursday, April 15. Panelists will discuss "Political Influences on Black Women's Health" during a 3 p.m. live broadcast on WPSU, watch.psu.edu/crossingbridges.

https://news.psu.edu/link/hncq1z_m
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Five Penn State faculty to be featured on 'The Academic Minute'
Five Penn State faculty will be featured in a week's worth of episodes of "The Academic Minute," presenting on teaching and learning techniques.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ssJf13sz
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Students, employees encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible
The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced the dates for phases 1B, 1C and 2 of the commonwealth's COVID-19 vaccination distribution program and Penn State is strongly encouraging all students, faculty and staff to sign up to get a vaccine as soon as they are eligible to receive one.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Gj7hPp42
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The Medical Minute: When you're in it for the long haul with COVID-19
For a small group of COVID-19 survivors, often referred to as "long haulers," fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety and depression can persist for months and can range from mild to incapacitating.

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

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

The Times - Thursday, April 1, 2021
GA Professor participates in racial inequity panel
Dr. Anthony B. Mitchell, associate teaching professor of African and African American Studies, participated in a racial inequity virtual summit for Beaver County.

https://news.psu.edu/link/J6ZsHRq5
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The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education - Friday, March 26, 2021
Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments
Penn State Greater Allegheny appoints Christopher Wayne Robinson as an assistant professor of social work.

https://news.psu.edu/link/HFZ1F7Wr
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More: https://news.psu.edu/link/Hj3LssVZ

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QUICK LINKS:

Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/NYh5gDgj

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