A new look and feel will greet visitors to Penn State’s Commonwealth Campus websites beginning June 21. The refreshed websites, which apply to each of the University’s Commonwealth Campuses, are the result of in-depth research on user needs and best practices, resulting in modern, mobile-friendly and engaging sites that highlight the power of Penn State’s campus communities.
Based on public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), indoor masking will no longer be required at Penn State Hazleton, Schuylkill and Wilkes-Barre, effective Friday, June 17, due to decreasing COVID-19 Community Levels in the counties where these campuses are located.
Penn State alumna Christina Talley discovered her passion for the arts through theater classes she took at Penn State Schuylkill, ultimately earning her bachelor’s degree in theater arts. Following graduation, Talley returned to Philadelphia, her hometown, where she established a dance and performing arts company for inner-city youth.
Based on public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), face masks are no longer required to be worn indoors at the Abington, Beaver, Behrend, Brandywine and Greater Allegheny campuses; however, indoor masking is required at the Hazleton, Schuylkill and Wilkes-Barre campuses.
Based on public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), face masks are no longer required to be worn indoors at the University Park, Great Valley, Lehigh Valley, New Kensington, Schuylkill and Scranton campuses, effective Friday, June 3.
Face masks are now required to be worn indoors on five additional Penn State campuses, in accordance with public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that advises that masks be worn in counties with high COVID-19 Community Levels.
This spring, 10 Penn State Schuylkill students had 11 projects accepted to the Eastern Communication Association's James C. McCroskey and Virginia P. Richmond Undergraduate Scholars Conference (ECA-USC). This year, Valerie Schrader, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, was also named an ECA Distinguished Teaching Fellow — a prestigious award limited to only 1% of the association’s membership.
Even before taking the reins as Penn State’s 19th president this month, Neeli Bendapudi has spent much of the spring traveling across the commonwealth on her listening tour of the University’s campuses.