Penn State Abington students gathered for a forum to process the trauma of recent world events: bombings in Beirut and Paris, the immigrant crisis, ISIS, Syria, and politicians espousing sometimes inaccurate stereotypes of religious and ethnic groups.
A Penn State Abington professor invited her friend, author Jason Fagone, who wrote a nonfiction best-seller about the sport of competitive eating, to a writing class. The students knew it would be fascinating, and this funny and smart Penn State alumnus didn't let them down.
Rachel Scornaienchi returned last week to the scene of her success, the Penn State Abington Career Expo, but not as an applicant. Instead, the recent graduate recruited for her employer whom she connected with through the Abington Career Development Center. The fall expo attracted almost 100 employers, an all-time high.
Computerworld honored Penn State Abington alumnus Andrew Santacroce, vice president for global technology at BDP International, for his exceptional management of IT strategies and innovative approaches to business challenges.
A unique opportunity exists for Penn State Abington students committed to mastering critical thinking, research, and persuasive communication while engaging in discussions, debates, and dialogues. Several students are selected each year to serve on the editorial board of "The Dialectics: Journal of Law, Leadership, and Society."
Penn State alumna Sophie Kandler passionately shared the impact of stereotypes as she transitioned. She spoke in connection with the 2015 Abington Common Read, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do.