Due to expected weather conditions, exams have been cancelled and offices will be closed today, Dec. 10. Exams scheduled for today will be rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11. Essential operations like Public Safety and Facilities should report. The ARC will open from 7am-7pm and the Library will open for normal hours. The University will resume normal operations tomorrow at its regular time; however students, staff and faculty should periodically check for any updates through e-mail, text messages and the University's emergency website (emergency.usciences.edu).
At approximately 11:47 pm, Base received a report of possible gun shots coming from the area near 44th & Baltimore Avenue. USciences detail Police Officer Roher, badge # 7056 responded along with Penn Police to the area. The 18th District Police and Penn Police searched the area with negative results; there were no signs of any individual with a weapon in the area and no signs of spent shells. The area was cleared at 12:28am without further incident.
On behalf of the University President and Provost: All classes and campus activities will resume their normal schedule on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Sincerely, Helen Giles-Gee, Ph.D. Heidi Anderson, Ph. D.
On behalf of the University President and Provost: Please be advised that, as a result of the power outage that the community is currently experiencing, classes and campus programming scheduled for this evening are canelled. Please continue to monitor your text messesages, emails and the emergency website at http://emergency.usp.edu for any further developments as we continue communication with the electric compay (PECO). Sincerely, Helen Giles-Gee, Ph.D Heidi M. Anderson, Ph.D
A female Usciences student reported at approximately 3:45pm she was assaulted as she walked along Baltimore Avenue between 43rd Street and 44th Street; she was approached from behind by two African- American male who punched her in the face as they attempted to steal her cell phone from her purse. She stated that both suspects were approximately 5'8" one wearing a white shirt and black pants and the other dressed in a black shirt and black pants. Both individuals was seen running towards Clark Park. The Police have been notified and no suspects have been arrested.