The Penn State Abington Class of 2016 is the largest and one of the most distinguished in the college's history: 55 graduated with distinction (including a "Wheel of Fortune" winner!), five valedictorians, five Schreyer Honors College medal recipients, and four earned concurrent degrees.
Eight undergraduate Penn State engineering students presented their senior capstone projects to a crowd of 50 guests at the inaugural Design Expo on the Penn State Great Valley campus in Malvern on Wednesday evening. This is the first class of students to graduate from Penn State with a degree in general engineering with a multidisciplinary engineering design specialization, thanks to a partnership among the Abington, Brandywine and Great Valley campuses.
Students from Penn State Abington, Brandywine, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Worthington Scranton and York showcased 36 posters and exhibits of their scholarly research at the sixth annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at the campus in Center Valley.
It's an informal Penn State Abington tradition for graduates to support current students on their career paths so alumni frequently recruit here. Meet three recent graduates who shared advice for success at the spring career expo.
A Penn State Abington entrepreneur's solution to one of life's knottiest problems, tangled earbuds, took him to the White House Science Fair this month where he shared Rap-It-Up with the president and connected with other young inventors. Don't miss his interview on CBS Philly.
The nationally ranked Schreyer Honors College announced its acceptances for the Class of 2019 from a record total 3,721 applications received for the incoming freshman class. The accepted Schreyer Honors College Class of 2019 includes Scholars from 32 states and 12 countries. The final class count of 300, represents only 8 percent of the initial applicants.
A recent conference at the Penn State Center in Philadelphia highlighted the resources the University and its collaborators offer southeastern Pennsylvania. Presenters tackled community involvement in sustainability as well as urban agriculture, environment and health issues.
In collaboration with the Brandywine and Abington campuses, the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies will host its first annual Design Expo on April 26. As part of the inaugural event, two teams of undergraduate students will showcase their senior capstone projects as a culmination of their engineering education at Penn State.