Two virtual town hall events expanded the discussion of race, diversity and equality at Penn State Behrend. “These aren’t easy conversations,” Chancellor Ralph Ford said, “but they are essential. We must come together as a campus community and fight racism, bias and injustice in all its forms.”
Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s guidelines for colleges and universities, and look forward to welcoming back faculty, staff and students to resume on-campus, in-person classes and other activities this fall in a limited fashion.
The COVID-19 quarantine is a good time to collect family history, says Jane Ingold, a reference and instruction librarian and the archivist at Penn State Behrend’s John M. Lilley Library. She has recorded nearly 60 oral histories from members of the Behrend community.
Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons has become a lifeline for local entrepreneurs. It's also an incubator for student- and alumni-led companies, including Bayfront Glass and M2 Additive Manufacturing.
With Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today (May 22) of additional counties moving to yellow phase over the next two weeks, students residing in those counties can now begin scheduling a move-out date from their on-campus residence halls. A number of Penn State campuses will also begin scheduling students for move out.
The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.
With Gov. Tom Wolf’s easing of stay-at-home restrictions in 24 Pennsylvania counties on May 8 and his plan to reopen 13 additional counties starting on May 15, Penn State students from areas not currently under travel restrictions who have personal belongings remaining in on-campus housing may begin scheduling times for moving out of their residence halls at campuses where restrictions have also eased, the University announced today (May 9).