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Penn State shares resources for individuals affected by horrific shootings

May 17, 2022

While its campuses are mostly quiet at the start of the summer, Penn State has resources available for students, faculty and staff who have been affected by the mass shooting in Buffalo on Saturday, May 14. The University community is grieving the senseless loss of 10 lives at the hands of a shooter fueled by hate and racism.  More ]

Penn State to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Juneteenth as holidays

May 6, 2022

Penn State will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Juneteenth National Independence Day as official University holidays beginning in 2023, the University announced today (May 6). [ More ]

Trustees talk advancing inclusion, equity and diversity across University 

May 5, 2022

At its meeting on May 5, the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Equity and Human Resources held a discussion on one of the University’s six Strategic Plan foundations — “Advancing Inclusion, Equity and Diversity” — as part of the board’s continued commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive University. [ More ]

University to launch new diversity education pilot program 

May 3, 2022

As part of the University’s commitment to combatting bias and intolerance, Penn State is launching a pilot program for a new University-wide diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) education initiative for all Penn State employees. [ More ]

Campaign surpasses goal, raises $2.166 billion to create "A Greater Penn State" 

April 23, 2022

Top Penn State donors and leaders, along with students and faculty who have benefited from philanthropic support, gathered in the Bryce Jordan Center on the evening of Friday, April 22, to celebrate the success achieved by the University’s current fundraising campaign, “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence.” [ More ]