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From Strangers to Family

Steeped in tradition, Opening Convocation sets the tone for the academic year while New Student Day provides a springboard for sessions that prepare students for their journey through college.
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Culture of Service

Discover service at Abington and discover yourself with an extended family that values your talents and motivates you to commit to meaningful work that benefits others.
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Artist empowers breast cancer patients

Susan Stanton, a core member of the Penn State Abington community of artists, works fitting women in various stages of breast cancer treatment and recovery with custom prostheses. She finds it a fulfilling way to expand her art practice while helping women heal.
Lonnie Golden

Abington economist: Expanding overtime pay a win for workers, employers, economy

A new federal regulation will make about 5 million more workers eligible for overtime next year. Lonnie Golden, labor economist at Penn State Abington, said workers will have additional spending power and income security, and it have little impact on business investment.
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Abington faculty marks LGBT pride at the White House

Less than 48 hours before the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the United States, a Penn State Abington faculty member marked LGBT Pride Month at the White House as an invited guest of President Barack Obama.
Emily Steinberg

'A Mid Summer Soirée': Abington artist publishes latest graphic narrative

The latest graphic story from Emily Steinberg, who teaches in the art program at Penn State Abington, features intricate sketches scratched out on top of newspaper stories, comics and puzzles. Just published in Cleaver Magazine, it's a slice of life with a fresh visual spin.
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History binds Abington student, alumnus

They were strangers a year ago. Now, a Penn State Abington student and an alumnus share a familial bond forged on an extraordinary research trip to Europe marking the 100th anniversary of World War I. Eric Sims, an American Studies/history major, and Nicholas Maiale, 1973 graduate, ultimately visited three countries, encapsulating the four-year war into four weeks.