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A Warm Welcome

Dust off the cobwebs and jump into the new academic year. Whether you're returning or just beginning your college journey, we're glad you're here.
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The Big Picture

Our 4,000 students choose from 160 majors, more than 40 clubs, 13 NCAA Division III teams, and apply for 300 internships. Oh, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. What's not to love at the college where you're more than just a number?
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College Makeover, Abington Edition

The Nittany Lion signs off on construction of the first Abington residence hall while the college continually upgrades classrooms, labs, and technology. The result? A more effective, creative, and sustainable learning environment.
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Culture of Service

Discover service at Abington and discover an extended family that values your talents and motivates you to commit to meaningful work benefiting those in need.
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Latest News

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Reframing body weight as baby weight may help women handle pregnancy

Pregnant women often rely on two identities -- a pregnant self and a non-pregnant self -- to help them navigate the profound psychological and physiological effects that pregnancy has on their body image, according to a Penn State Abington researcher.
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Penn State faculty hone teaching skills at annual entrepreneurship retreat

More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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Working off first-day nerves at Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington welcomed the class of 2020 into the family this week. The events head off first week nerves by arming freshman with some important things: new friends and practical information, such as finding the advising office and picking up parking tags.
Sustainability

Abington, partners earn national sustainability certification

Abington Township earned a national designation as a leader in sustainable communities, the result of a yearlong collaboration between 50 community partners, including Penn State Abington.
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Shadowing day at Abington for Latino high schoolers

The day at Penn State Abington demystified the college experience for Latino teens and reinforced the impact of higher education for themselves and their communities.