Oct. 4 Students and Families virtual Town Hall archived and available online

October 06, 2020

The Oct. 4 virtual Town Hall event for students and families is now archived and available for online viewing at https://LiveEvents.psu.edu/. Individuals who watched the event are encouraged to fill out this anonymous survey at https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ekDbMSVCqTXrTj7.

Nick Jones, executive vice president and provost, hosted the event, along with:

  • Dr. Kevin Black, interim dean of the College of Medicine; 
  • Damon Sims, vice president for Student Affairs; and
  • Kelly Wolgast, director of the Penn State COVID-19 Operations Control Center.

The panel addressed an array of questions during the hour-long, livestream event, ranging from coronavirus-specific issues such as testing, isolation and quarantine, and misconceptions around the virus, to aspects of campus life, including the football season, recreational activities and opportunities for students, Election Day voting, fall commencement and spring semester.

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, University leaders have hosted numerous virtual Town Hall events, including, including a pair of town halls for students and faculty and staff on March 24, a follow-up event on May 19, another pair for students and faculty and staff on June 22, one for the University community on July 31 and one for faculty and staff on Sept. 23.  

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

Last Updated October 15, 2020