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 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.
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.
Harrisburg LaunchBox powered by Penn State Is accepting applications for the fall 2020 cohort of its flagship accelerator program Idea TestLab. The competitive 6-week program will be offered virtually.
Continuing its analysis on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Pennsylvania, the Institute of State and Regional Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg has released new data examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic, physical and mental health of Pennsylvanians by age.
Penn State was awarded 10 grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2.8 million, across 43 grants in total, and will bring together government, industry, and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.