Penn State has launched an integrated effort to remind faculty, staff and students at all campuses and in adjacent communities of the importance of doing their part to limit the spread of COVID-19. “Mask Up or Pack Up” is a research-based campaign that is also launched in State College to create a seamless message for students and other members of the community.
For many students, finding an internship during the coronavirus pandemic has been difficult. Thankfully for some Penn State Harrisburg students in the School of Behavioral Science and Education, several faculty and staff members came together before the summer began to help ensure students met their internship requirements, and provided them unique experiences that enriched their learning.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on Pennsylvania’s economy, in a way that has no recent historical comparison, with potentially long-lasting effects. Göktuğ Morçöl, Penn State professor of public policy and administration in the School of Public Affairs, discusses Pennsylvania's counties' months-long mitigation and now reopening efforts, in the Insights from Experts series.
The College of Nursing simulation faculty presented a timely webinar titled "Simulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Maintaining Safety and Quality" in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning with simulation. The purpose of the webinar was to highlight key safety and infection control considerations for faculty and students when returning to and reopening simulation laboratories.
The Northeastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has determined that it is in the best interests of student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans to cancel all fall sports competition. Abington, Berks and Harrisburg belong to the NEAC.
The newest class of sheriff’s deputies will graduate from the Pennsylvania Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program on Saturday, July 18, thanks to the collaboration between the University and Pennsylvania.
Shaun Gabbidon, distinguished professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present a free one-hour webinar discussion on “Teaching About Race, Ethnicity, and Crime” on July 15.
A course in career counseling allowed second year master’s students in Penn State Harrisburg’s applied clinical psychology program to conceptualize how the world of work and mental health influence one another. The students worked in pairs over the spring semester to research and produce methods of helping community members seek guidance for their careers.