It's your right to be safe from sexual and relationship violence, and the Penn State Abington community takes responsibility to protect each other. Stand for State training teaches tactics to effectively intervene and diffuse risky situations.
"North Pole," artwork created by a Penn State Abington student for an undergraduate research project, claimed first prize in an exhibit sponsored by The Polar Center at Penn State. Senior Jacqueline Lanning traveled to Norway and worked with international experts documenting the early exploration of the world’s northernmost archipelago, Franz Josef Land.
Penn State senior Ramya Gurunathan has been selected to receive a prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a highly sought-after program that allows American college students to pursue graduate studies in engineering, mathematics or the sciences at the University of Cambridge. Gurunathan is only the second Penn State student to win the Churchill Scholarship since its inception in 1963.
Gratitude: It's the buy one, get one free of New Year’s resolutions, according to a Penn State Abington professor and other researchers, who found there are documented mental and physical benefits to both the person expressing appreciation and to the recipient.
The Penn State Abington community multiplied its service efforts for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Initiatives included sprucing up a Philadelphia school and the first Stand for State bystander intervention training.
Lonnie Golden, professor of economics at Penn State Abington, testified this week at a hearing on proposed legislation aimed at eliminating erratic work schedules for hourly employees in the District of Columbia.