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A Warm Welcome

Dust off the cobwebs from summer vacation and prepare for an exciting start to the academic year. Whether you're returning or just beginning your college journey, we're glad you're here.
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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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Latest News

Gale Siegel

Forty 'lucky, really lucky' years at Abington

Saying she "has held every job in the place" serves a pretty apt description of Gale Siegel's 40-year career at Penn State Abington. The senior director of Student Affairs, who occupied seven different offices spaces across three departments, retired in August after beginning her career as a part-time adviser in 1976.
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Grant supports diversity, first-generation future engineers

Penn State Abington students will benefit from the college's share of a $1.7 million grant aimed at increasing the number and diversity of graduates from the college's engineering major.
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Abington MAPs success for math-centric majors

Their friends slept late, worked and relaxed this summer ... but 11 incoming Penn State Abington freshmen willingly spent an intense six weeks on campus. The upside of reducing downtime? These students in math-intensive majors boosted their skills by enrolling in an innovative program developed at Abington.

Abington athletes capture conference's highest honor

Penn State Abington student-athletes brought home the President's Cup for excellence in academics, sportsmanship, community service and sports.

Back-to-school financial tips

Penn State Financial Literacy Manager Daad Rizk has compiled a list of six basic financial tips to help students successfully adapt to life away from home.