As Penn State Harrisburg resumes instruction this fall in a mix of in-person, hybrid and remote instruction, students, faculty and staff at Penn State Harrisburg are reminded to take advantage of resources and review critical information.
Last week, Penn State’s Food Services launched Penn State Eats mobile ordering. The new mobile ordering system, integrated through the recently launched Penn State Go app, under the Dining tab. The new mobile ordering app allows students, faculty, staff and guests the option to order food from their mobile devices, providing them with a cashless and contactless food service experience.
The Penn State Center for Security Research and Education is announcing its Fall 2020 Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply by Nov. 2.
Penn State Harrisburg will offer a new comprehensive undergraduate degree program in fall 2020 that will prepare students to pursue graduate education and certification as a speech therapist (speech language pathologist) or audiologist.
Penn State Harrisburg has been actively planning and working toward a safe return to campus this fall following the move to remote learning in spring 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The campus community can expect a number of changes as they return to campus, such as classroom setups and signage that promote social distancing, as well as plastic barriers and other changes designed to support the health, safety, and well-being of students, faculty and staff.
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.