Penn State will host a virtual ceremony on Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 p.m. to recognize the class of 2020. Visit our Commencement page to tune in and to browse through other videos celebrating the achievements of graduating seniors.
For the past three years, WPSU, Penn State University Park’s local NPR affiliate station, and the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) have collaborated to host the statewide Inc.U undergraduate student startup competition. The competition culminates in the six finalists competing head-to-head on the live “Shark Tank-style” TV show, "The Investment."
With Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today (May 22) of additional counties moving to yellow phase over the next two weeks, students residing in those counties can now begin scheduling a move-out date from their on-campus residence halls. A number of Penn State campuses will also begin scheduling students for move out.
The State College Mask Makers group, which is led by physics graduate student Rachael Huxford and contains more than 50 members of the Penn State community, has donated more than 2,500 cloth masks to families and small businesses in Centre County during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Jerry Zolten, professor of communication arts and sciences and integrative arts at Penn State Altoona, served as an adviser, contributor and interviewee for "Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul," which has received a regional Edward R. Murrow award and is nominated for a Peabody.
Penn State alumnus Dennis McDonald has made a $1.6 million gift—through an estate commitment and outright support—to promote student opportunities within Penn State Altoona, the Smeal College of Business, the University Libraries and the Penn State Blue Band.
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.
With Gov. Tom Wolf’s easing of stay-at-home restrictions in 24 Pennsylvania counties on May 8 and his plan to reopen 13 additional counties starting on May 15, Penn State students from areas not currently under travel restrictions who have personal belongings remaining in on-campus housing may begin scheduling times for moving out of their residence halls at campuses where restrictions have also eased, the University announced today (May 9).