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Walker Award Abington

Abington recognizes students with academic, leadership awards

Penn State Abington honored students at its annual Awards and Leadership Reception.
Abington awards and leadership

Abington diversity award

John Nguyen and Penn State Abington Chancellor Damian J. Fernandez presented Sayonnoh Kofa with the Diversity Award.

Abington awards and leadership

Abington exemplary student leader award

Nelson Coast, Rena Kassak, Morgan Kelly, Diaka Thiam, and Matt Zipin were recognized as exemplary student leaders.

Abington Exemplary Student Leader

Morgan Kelly

Abington student Morgan Kelly, who was recognized for exemplary leadership, with her father.

Abington spring fest

Scene at Abington: Spring Fest 2017

As the end of the semester approaches, Penn State Abington pulls out the hula hoops and rock climbing walls and all sorts of classic games to celebrate during the annual Spring Fest.

Spring Fest campus traditions

Spring Fest 2017

Spring Fest 2017

Abington health

Scene at Abington: Spring Health Fair

The Penn State Abington annual spring health fair included RN to BSN students encouraging the campus community to learn CPR.

Abington spring break diversity

Diversity, leadership focus of Abington spring break retreat

The Penn State Abington diversity leadership retreat guides students on their journey to understanding and practicing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Abington study abroad

Spring break Abington-style: Study abroad, service, leadership training

Penn State Abington students, faculty and staff traveled to Malta, England, Ireland, South Dakota, and Delaware to study, perform service, and participate in an intense leadership retreat.
Jim Donovan Rusted Root

Scene at Abington: No Rust on This Root

Jim Donovan, former member of the band Rusted Root, shared the power of drumming as a proven method to de-stress. He worked with students, faculty, and staff during the day and the local community was invited for the evening workshop. 

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