As part of the University’s comprehensive testing strategy for the spring semester, all Penn State students must meet requirements for COVID-19 testing prior to their return or if they are already living in their campus community.
Penn State has developed a comprehensive spring 2021 COVID-19 testing strategy for all campuses that includes both required and voluntary testing during the remote learning period and the in-person portion of the spring semester.
Himani Vommi, a junior pursuing Penn State Brandywine’s new degree in cybersecurity analytics and operations, is currently completing an internship with Lockheed Martin that has given her insight into the security and aerospace industry and the professional experience needed to succeed after graduation.
A team led by Penn State faculty and students, along with expert collaborators, has co-authored a guide that teaches the essential knowledge and skills to help interrupt the transmission of COVID-19 and other infections.
Penn State Brandywine’s Center for Ethics and Civic Engagement will host a series of virtual events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The programs are presented in partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, whose 2021 theme is “Justice and the COVID-19 Health Crisis,” and co-sponsored by Penn State Abington’s Student Engagement and Leadership office.
It’s time for current students to think about housing for next year! Eligible Penn State students can request housing and receive an invitation to LiveOn with us next year. Returning students have a variety of on-campus housing options to consider, from traditional residence hall rooms to suites and apartments. Log in to eLiving.psu.edu to request housing today.
As Penn State conferred degrees upon its fall graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony on Dec. 19, nearly 60 Penn State Brandywine seniors watched the livestreamed event and celebrated their achievement with immediate family at their homes. The virtual ceremony was necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic.
The PSUAC Executive Committee voted unanimously to cancel all intercollegiate athletics competition for fall and winter team sports during the 2020-21 academic year. The sports affected by this decision include men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball, at Penn State Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Scranton, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre and York.
Penn State has decided to delay the start of in-person classes and transition to a fully remote learning environment for the beginning of the spring 2021 semester at all campus locations. This decision was made following extensive analysis and scenario planning given worsening virus conditions nationally and across the state indicating predictions of rising hospitalization rates in the coming weeks.