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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

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Engineering program at Philadelphia area campuses earns accreditation

The regional general engineering degree, delivered by a consortium composed of Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine and Penn State Great Valley, allows students to earn a degree from the Penn State College of Engineering, one of the top-ranked programs in the nation, while living in the Philadelphia area.
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Dieting during pregnancy linked to lower math scores in kids

New research suggests that dieting during pregnancy compromises children’s math abilities. Eric J. Connolly, associate professor at Penn State Abington, said the findings can impact important preventative interventions.
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Grant supports diversity, first-generation future engineers

Penn State Abington students will benefit from the campus' share of a $1.7 million grant aimed at increasing the number and diversity of graduates from the engineering major.
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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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.