Campus Life

University Health Services urges precautions against monkeypox

Penn State University Health Services (UHS) is encouraging students to protect themselves against monkeypox in light of cases in Pennsylvania and nationally. Monkeypox is a viral infection primarily spread through prolonged close contact. It is not a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and anybody can be at risk, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
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Welcome Week events planned at Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg is planning several events to welcome students to campus for the fall semester. Extending through the first week of classes, Welcome Week activities are intended to welcome back returning students and help new students become engaged with campus life and the surrounding community.
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Penn State Harrisburg to welcome Donna Fishter on Aug. 23

As part of Welcome Week activities, Penn State Harrisburg will host leadership coach and team architect Donna Fishter for a talk titled “The Path of Discomfort Leads to Greatness” on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Kulkarni Theatre, Student Enrichment Center on campus.
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Penn State Harrisburg to hold new student convocation Aug. 21

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a new student convocation on Sunday, Aug. 21 in the Capital Union Building (CUB) gym. Convocation is the first event of the new academic year and serves as the ceremonial start for all incoming first-year students, marking their formal entry into the life and traditions of Penn State University.