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In-Person, Online, & Hybrid Classes Set For Fall Semester

Posted March 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Penn Highlands Community College plans to hold in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester while retaining its increasingly popular online and remote learning formats.

In February, Penn Highlands Community College transitioned back to face-to-face classes with success and without spikes in COVID-19 cases. This success, along with expanded vaccine roll-out plans, has provided Penn Highlands with confidence in the decision to offer in-person classes this fall.

Due to the popularity of our remote class offerings, Penn Highlands will continue to offer flexible course options such as split section, virtual classroom, online, and hybrid formats. A mix of class formats is essential to ensure that all students feel comfortable and safe within their preferred learning environment.

Open enrollment for fall 2021 courses begins on Sunday, April 3rd. Summer sessions are currently enrolling, the first day of summer classes begins on May 24th.

“The College is thrilled to once again be offering a robust number of in-person classes,” stated Dr. Steve Nunez, President of Penn Highlands Community College. “We know that many of our students perform better when they can easily connect in-person with their instructors and the great support staff that we have. It will be great to see our halls full of students.”

Penn Highlands Community College will continue to follow the recommendations of the CDC and the state of Pennsylvania. To ensure safety, class sizes have been reduced to allow for both students and faculty to interact in a safe environment. All readily available areas for students will be monitored and sanitized regularly, while every other computer workstation will be available for use.

The fall semester at Penn Highlands Community College starts on August 23rd. For more information on classes or programs, please contact Admissions at 814.262.6446 or admissions@pennhighlands.edu.