Pregnant women often rely on two identities -- a pregnant self and a non-pregnant self -- to help them navigate the profound psychological and physiological effects that pregnancy has on their body image, according to a Penn State Abington researcher.
More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Penn State Abington welcomed the class of 2020 into the family this week. The events head off first week nerves by arming freshman with some important things: new friends and practical information, such as finding the advising office and picking up parking tags.
Penn State has been named No. 1 by College Magazine in its ranking of the “10 Most Powerful College Networks,” citing the University as top among institutions whose graduates “continue to shape their school’s reputation through career success, fame, and mentorships.”
The Penn State Abington campers and elementary education majors added a simple service component to the agenda this year. Campers donated items including school supplies, books and winter clothes for children enrolled in Abington’s partner schools.
The Penn State Abington undergraduate literary magazine earned two honors recently: a national award for an edition inspired by the aftermath of the atomic bombings in Japan, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum added it to its research collection.
Penn State Abington senior Mary Roche said her experience in the Disney College program was worth melting for — literally because the days were long and hot but she wouldn't have traded it for all of the magic in the world.