COVID-19 Coverage

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Williamsport -- As the developer of Pennsylvania College of Technology's additive manufacturing curriculum, Eric K. Albert has preached to his students for years about the ingenuity facilitated by 3D printing. A few months from retirement, he's proving his point by responding to the COVID-19…

Lock Haven, Pa. -- To help students who are experiencing housing issues, lost wages, food insecurity, lack of technological and digital resources, and other financial hardships due to the COVID-19 situation, Lock Haven University has established the LHU Emergency Fund.

Williamsport -- It didn't take long for the new biochemistry major at Lycoming College to spark interest among students. Launched in the fall of 2018, the lab-based science that marries biology and chemistry is becoming a popular choice for students who aspire to work in academia, industrial…

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Mansfield -- Given the importance of internet connectivity at this time and the closure of libraries, which usually offer connectivity to those without a home connection, Mansfield University Campus Technologies has worked to make the school's wireless network more accessible in specified ar…

Lewisburg -- Bucknell University President John Bravman contacted seniors in the Class of 2020 on Monday to inform them of the decision to reschedule the school's 170th Commencement ceremony. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 17.

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Harrisburg, Pa. -- As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylk…

Although schools have closed throughout the state, Safe2Say Somethingwill remain available for use. Safe2Say Something is the statewide tip line for students throughout the state with concerns about themselves or for others, for example due to depression or cyberbullying.

For the health and safety their campus communities and in part due to restrictions on event sizes, Mansfield and Bloomsburg Universities have made the difficult decision to postpone their Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies. Mansfield's was originally scheduled for May 2, and Bloomsburg's wa…

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Lock Haven -- Linda Platt Meyer of Lock Haven University's class of 1983 is one of hundreds of LHU athletic training alumni influencing the profession. Meyer has been an educator, industry advocate, and public speaker for the last 30 years. Her work has transformed medical care for Special O…

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Michael E. Heyes, Ph.D, assistant professor of religion at Lycoming College, has published a new book about Saint Margaret of Antioch, who was said to have bested a variety of demons and monsters in order to grant divine help to others. She was also the patron saint of childbirth and virgins…

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Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today that all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts. The closure order could be extended beyond April 6 if necessary to save lives and sto…

SAT and ACT testing centers are shut down. In light of that, Lock Haven University will waive the SAT/ACT score requirement for most prospective students, effective immediately. Students that have SAT or ACT scores are still encouraged to submit them.

PPL Electric Utilities brought “Agents of Safety,” a kid-friendly stage show, to Hepburn Lycoming Primary School in Cogan Station earlier this month. The performance provides both entertainment and long-lasting lessons about staying safe around electricity in an accessible manner. Profession…

Susquehanna University’s Katherine Moronta of the class of 2021 has been named a Newman Civic Fellow, an honor given to students who have been recognized as leaders at their college and demonstrate a commitment to finding solutions to challenges facing communities locally, nationally, and in…

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In response to SAT and ACT testing sites closing due to COVID-19, Mansfield University has announced that it will waive the typical SAT/ACT test requirement for Fall 2020 admission consideration. The test will be considered optional for this admission period.