Individuals covered by the federal vaccination mandate currently impacting seven 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 Oct. 29.
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.
Gib Prettyman, associate professor of English and honors program coordinator at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has received a captain’s chair to commemorate his 25 years of service at the campus.
All faculty and staff at Penn State locations where work is being conducted under federal contracts are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 under President Joe Biden’s recent executive order requiring vaccination for federal contractors, Penn State has determined.
Maria Schultheis, an alumna of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has received an honorable mention in the 2021 University Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy category for “The Future of Photovoltaic Technology: Using Amino Acids as Molecular Electronics.”
Shara McCallum, 2021–22 Penn State Laureate and Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, will visit Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus to read from her works on Nov. 3. The event, which will take place at 12:15 p.m. in Swimmer Hall of the Williams Building, is free and open to the public.