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Monday, August 3, 2020

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Penn State University Athletic Conference postpones fall sports

Penn State Commonwealth Campuses Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and York will follow national movement among small conferences and push pause on play this fall due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.   Full story

Two students wear walk across campus at University Park wearing face masks.

Back to State testing, contact tracing and monitoring plans outlined

Penn State will be implementing a COVID-19 testing program that will consist of in-house and third-party contracted testing for symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals. The plan includes testing individuals from locations with a high prevalence of the disease before arrival on campus as well as daily testing throughout the semester.   Full story