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University urges COVID-19 testing for students prior to returning home

In preparation for the departure from campuses after in-person instruction ends on Nov. 20, Penn State has announced an aggressive fall departure plan offering all students COVID-19 testing, at no cost to students. Penn State is partnering with Vault Health for departure testing, which will be conducted either in person at predetermined testing sites on certain campuses or via self-administered test kits. Students can now book their appointment to receive an administered test or to pick up a self-test by using the Return Home Event on the Penn State Go App or by visiting virusinfo.psu.edu/departure-testing.

Coronavirus FAQ: Is Penn State testing students before they leave in November?

To help prevent virus transmission outside of Penn State’s campus communities as students return home, the University is offering free voluntary COVID-19 testing for students prior to leaving campus. Penn State is partnering with Vault Health for the departure testing, which will be conducted either in person at predetermined testing sites on certain campuses or via self-administered kits.

Continuing Education department offering business operations forecasting course

Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Department of Continuing Education is offering its second course in the “Principles of Operations Planning” series. “Principles of Operations Planning – Forecasting” will be held remotely Oct. 20-29. This course will concentrate on methods to establish performance measurements for servicing the customer, plan the level of inventory investment needed, and develop the company’s ability to respond to future needs of the marketplace.