Working through the Penn State Corporate Engagement Center, Barnes & Noble College has awarded $165,000 in grants to support 11 initiatives across the University. The grants support a range of colleges, campuses and units to advance programs where Penn State and Banes & Noble share mutual interest.
Twin sisters Sarah and Emily Franks will graduate a semester early from Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus this December after participating in accelerated learning opportunities offered by the Pathways to Success Summer Start program (PaSSS).
In alignment with the recent announcement from the White House on federal vaccination requirements, all Penn State employees at all locations are now subject to a federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement. The deadline for employees to receive their final dose of a vaccine is Jan. 4, 2022
All employees, as well as undergraduate and graduate students supported on wage payroll, who have a disability or medical condition that they believe prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine can now request accommodations by completing an online request form on or before Friday, Nov. 12.
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, will host the 49th-annual Shakespeare Festival Nov. 8 to 12, featuring public workshops, performances and exhibits from the National Players and the Nitwittany Players.
Individuals covered by the federal vaccination mandate currently impacting nine Penn State campuses who believe that their sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances prevent them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may complete an online accommodation request form on or before Nov. 5.
Penn State police officers at Penn State Altoona and Penn State Fayette are hosting National Drug Take-Back Day events on Oct. 23, which aim to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Secure prescription collection bins also are available year-round at Penn State Berks, Penn State Harrisburg and University Park.