Nourishing the Spirit

A glorious mix of visiting scholars and religious traditions, meditation and yoga, and religious studies courses sustain students in their quest for intellectual and spiritual solace in a complicated world.
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Bring it on, fall

At Penn State Abington, the fall season isn't about "pumpkin spice" everything. It's about whistles ringing through the gym during volleyball games, seeing the competition on the soccer field, hearing cheers while our cross country runners speed by, and watching our tennis players lobby back and forth for a win.
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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


Anorexia nearly extinguished one of Abington's bright lights

A few short years ago, Penn State Abington senior Jenny Denison engaged in a life and death struggle with an eating disorder. The outlook was bleak before she finally chose recovery. Now, she plans to help others by sharing her story.

Philadelphia area campuses on heightened alert

Penn State, along with other universities that have a presence in the Philadelphia region, has learned from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that there have been vague threats on social media of violence at "a Philadelphia area University." The FBI indicated that similarly vague threats have been made on social media across the country in the last several days.

Abington artists, poet contemplate loss and renewal

Four women with deep connections to Penn State Abington merged art and poetry into a soulful exhibit and performance staged at a historic space in Philadelphia's trendy Old City neighborhood.
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Straight talk about healthy relationships at Abington

Penn State Abington students accepted a challenge to combat sexual misconduct through relationship building and accepting conflict as a healthy aspect of intimacy. A conflict management expert explained that sexuality and friction are framed negatively, creating a toxic brew.

Pope Francis showing people ‘a different way to be Catholic’

Pope Francis made history during his visit to the United States. A Penn State professor explains how this pope is showing "a different way to be Catholic."