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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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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

Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.
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Abington student research leads to memorial for Arctic explorer

A decade of research spanning two generations of Penn State Abington students concluded last week when they unveiled a historical marker dedicated to a legendary Philadelphia-born Arctic explorer.
Rebecca Strzelec Penn State Laureate

In the Abington gallery: 'Layers Over Time'

"Layers Over Time: Works by Rebecca Strzelec" opens today (Aug. 29) in the Penn State Abington art gallery. Strzelec, the Penn State laureate and professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona, investigates the ways wearable objects interact with the surface of the body. Using computer aided design, Strzelec’s objects are built layer by layer in plastics and photosensitive resins using 3D printing process.
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Abington faculty examines EU impact on research, innovation

The International Journal of Innovation Science published an article by a Penn State Abington professor examining the effects of European Union (EU) membership on research and innovation in the island nation of Malta.
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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.