In response to the growing coronavirus pandemic, orders from the state government and recommendations from global public health organizations, Penn State will hold its spring 2020 commencement ceremony via livestream on May 9. The virtual ceremony will recognize all Penn State undergraduate students and all graduate students in the Penn State Graduate School.
As students at Penn State Brandywine continue adjusting to the new reality of social distancing and remote learning, two campus clubs have gone "online" to support students during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Penn State Brandywine donated gloves, protective suits and safety glasses to the Delaware County Emergency Services Department for use by medical personnel and first responders. Chancellor Marilyn Wells (left) presented the personal protective equipment to Emergency Services Director Tim Boyce (center) and Delaware County Council Member Christine Reuther (right). The equipment is typically used in campus science labs.
"I can empathize with how difficult this change has been—both as a chancellor and as a parent." — Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells. Watch our video to hear a message from Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells regarding Brandywine's transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Transitioning 1,300 college students from in-person classes to remote learning with only a few days’ notice is no easy feat, but in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Penn State Brandywine was able to make the switch with minimal impact on students’ coursework.