COVID-19

Penn State plans to resume on-campus work and learning in fall semester

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.

Institute looks at impact of COVID-19 pandemic on employment in PA

Continuing its analysis on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Pennsylvania, the Institute of State and Regional Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg released a report comparing the economic impact of the pandemic on business sectors in Pennsylvania, finding that unemployment claims grew at an alarming rate from the week of March 21 through the week of April 11, and may continue to grow past 2 million.

PSUAlert issued per Clery requirements for first COVID-19 case at Harrisburg

A PSUAlert has been disseminated to the Penn State Harrisburg campus community as required by the Clery Act and per Department of Education guidelines around community notification regarding a case of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The campus was notified that a person became sick during the week of March 16, and was later diagnosed with COVID-19.