Penn State Abington students accepted a challenge to combat sexual misconduct through relationship building and accepting conflict as a healthy aspect of intimacy. A conflict management expert explained that sexuality and friction are framed negatively, creating a toxic brew.
A prominent sociologist and ethnographer encouraged Penn State Abington students to rethink stereotypes about homelessness and the homeless. The discussion was part of programming for the 2015 Abington Common Read, "Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do."
The tuition and financial aid expert at Penn State Abington want to make students active and educated financial consumers for life. The Your Money Counts series covers student loan options and repayments, establishing credit, taxes, and more.
Penn State Abington has established its own honor society, Civitas Victus Dictio (CVD), to provide high-achieving students with a community of ideas. Faculty and students, who must be nominated, debate important topics at dinner meetings.
Eighteen engineering bachelor’s degree programs in the Colleges of Engineering and Earth and Mineral Sciences have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). ABET is the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
New research suggests that dieting during pregnancy compromises children’s math abilities. Eric J. Connolly, associate professor at Penn State Abington, said the findings can impact important preventative interventions.