Sims, Wolgast to join Barron for Oct. 29 webinar

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State President Eric Barron’s next live webinar will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, to discuss the University’s continuing response to the coronavirus and other related topics. Faculty and staff are encouraged to join online.

This week’s webinar will be a Q&A format, and will be accessible via Zoom at: While registration is not required, faculty and staff members are asked to submit questions in advance using Google Forms at:

Joining Barron for the webinar will be Damon Sims, vice president for Student Affairs, and Kelly Wolgast, director of the COVID-19 Operations Control Center, to provide their perspectives to the conversation.

The live session has a maximum of 500 concurrent participants, and the webinar will be recorded for later viewing.

The webinar series is part of ongoing efforts by University leaders to share information and answer questions from the community throughout the pandemic, including through Penn State Today, virtual town halls and weekly faculty newsletters.

For the latest updates and information on Penn State’s response to the pandemic, including frequently asked questions and information specific for students, faculty and staff, visit

Last Updated October 26, 2020