March 24 virtual town halls add stream, to be broadcast on radio

March 23, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In addition to the livestream at LiveEvents.psu.edu, Penn State’s virtual Town Hall events on Tuesday, March 24, will also be available at https://livestream.com/pennstate and broadcast locally on WPKS 90.7 FM in the State College area. 

University leaders are convening two separate hour-and-a-half events to provide updates and answer questions to the Penn State community as the University takes measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and protect the health and well-being of faculty, staff, students and communities. 

Both events will be recorded and archived for later viewing. 

The first event, set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. on March 24, will be devoted to answering questions from faculty and staff. Joining Penn State President Eric Barron for the panel discussion will be: 

  • Nick Jones, executive vice president and provost; 

  • David Gray, senior vice president for finance and business/treasurer; 

  • Lorraine Goffe, vice president for human resources; and 

  • Matthew Ferrari, associate professor of biology and researcher in the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics. 

The second event, set for 3 to 4:30 p.m., will focus on questions from students and parents. Joining Barron will be: 

  • Nick Jones, executive vice president and provost; 

  • Damon Sims, vice president for student affairs; 

  • Renata Engel, vice provost for online education; 

  • Yvonne Gaudelius, associate vice president and senior associate dean for undergraduate education; and 

  • Matthew Ferrari, associate professor of biology and researcher in the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics. 

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS NOW: Faculty, staff, students and parents from all Penn State locations are invited to submit questions in advance and during the event using an anonymous form, or by email their queries to questions@psu.edu (to those who submit by email., your identity will not be shared). 

For the latest information about Penn State’s response to the coronavirus, go to https://psu.edu/virusinfo/.  

 

 

 

Last Updated March 23, 2020