President Barron to provide pandemic updates during webcasts


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa .– Penn State President Eric Barron will host webcasts this spring to discuss topics of importance to the college community regarding the pandemic’s impact on Penn State, the University’s response and ongoing plans then. that the University is significantly expanding in-person classes this summer and planning a full on-campus experience in the fall. Prior to the webcasts, members of the Penn State community are invited to submit topics they wish to better understand regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on Penn State.

An anonymous online form is available for members of the Penn State community to submit topics related to the pandemic.

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Questions and topics submitted will be addressed in webcasts or in future University communications. The first webcast is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on March 31. Information on how to watch and the dates and times of future webcasts will be announced by March 31 on Penn State News and Penn State Today.

Sources of COVID-19 information

The webcast series is part of the ongoing efforts by university leaders to share information and answer community questions throughout the pandemic. Community members can also stay informed of the University’s response to the pandemic through a variety of other means.

Students, families, faculty and staff are welcome to visit the Official University Virus Information Site for the latest information related to the Penn State coronavirus. From the early days of the pandemic, the website has been dedicated to providing the Penn State community with critical information and links to important resources across the University.

News and information related to COVID-19 is also available on the following websites: