Monitoring, collaboration with local health systems key to Back to State plan

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – To learn more about monitoring plans for the fall semester and health and safety considerations that drive Penn State decision-making, view this informational video featuring Matt Ferrari, associate professor of biology, who is co-leading the University’s Public Health and Science Task Group. 

Ferrari describes two important areas of focus for which the University will be monitoring, including local community health care systems' capacities and the University's capacity to house and safely isolate students.  

The University’s Back to State plan includes using a mix of in-class, remote and online instruction, and will continue to monitor throughout the semester to achieve the best quality instruction and college experience for our students, while also following important health and safety precautions. 

Penn State's Matt Ferrari shares a message with faculty members about the University's plans for a return to campus in fall 2020. 


Last Updated July 01, 2020