Despite a nine-and-a-half hour time difference, Penn State Great Valley engineering management graduate students Kajoo Patel and Aditya Singh attended their virtual synchronous courses from their homes in India during the spring II term.
Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s guidelines for colleges and universities, and look forward to welcoming back faculty, staff and students to resume on-campus, in-person classes and other activities this fall in a limited fashion.
Researchers at Penn State aim to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread by identifying specific subway stations in which intervention resources — such as setting up testing sites, allocating additional personnel to disinfect frequently touched surfaces in subway stations, and distributing masks and hand sanitizer — could be of greatest benefit.
Todd Krout completed the project management, leadership development, and supply chain management certificates offered by Penn State at the Navy Yard, and applies the lessons and tools learned in each in all aspects of his life.
Students in the Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership course offered by Penn State Great Valley split into teams to work with four local small businesses to develop infomercials, marketing plans, social media guides and more.
As hospitals across the United States face a shortage of N95 masks during the COVID-19 crisis, Penn State Great Valley engineering lab manager Dennis Wozniak is helping to address these needs by producing mask shields in the campus’ Innovation Center.
The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.