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Natalie Haggard fall 2017 commencement

My Personal Journey to Graduation

I would struggle, I would flounder, I would fail. I would rise from the ashes, I would thrive, I would succeed. As I approach my graduation, I look back on everything that happened. My personal journey to graduation has been long and tough, but I don’t regret a thing.
RHS Abington

Focus On: Rehabilitation & Human Services

Fulfilling their mandatory internships while helping children on the autism spectrum bridge gaps in services.
Cooking in the Archives

Shakespeare in My Kitchen: Historic recipes re-created in modern kitchen

A professor blends her expertise on the Early Modern Era with a love of cooking.
Accounting

Focus On: Accounting

A Texas-size learning experience for a top Penn State Abington student and a faculty member who attended a conference funded by a scholarship.
Abington Ryan Jacobs

Cell-ing student on biology research

Learning from and working with award-winning faculty led one science major to an internship at a renowned cancer research center.

Robo-Inspector Fends Off Flooding

Purchasing a $60,000 mobile video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn’t fit into Horsham Township’s budget. So officials turned to Abington engineering majors, who delivered Stormbot on time and way, way under budget.

Solving Real World Business Challenges

Teams of students from Abington and Germany compete to develop the best solution to a problem posed by a company in the Philadelphia region within 48-hours.
Penn State Abington General Engineering

Focus On: Engineering

Why choose the multidisciplinary engineering (MDE) option? Alumni and employers say students graduate with hands-on experience integrating engineering disciplines with an emphasis on design systems, engineering, and robotics.
Civil War Mercer Museum journal

Bringing History to Life

An Abington student unearthed a soldier's unread Civil War diary while interning at a local museum. Her historical detective work shed new light on life during a pivotal time in America, and her findings are available to the public.
susan stanton

Art with Compassion

An Abington art student combines her craft with a healing practice to empower breast cancer patients.

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