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Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
Abington fall 2017 commencement

Four hundred new Abington graduates 'Fly Away'

Penn State Abington awarded almost 400 degrees during its summer/fall 2017 commencement.
Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington Photo of the Week: Career Closet

Members of the Penn State Abington business organization ENACTUS hosted the Career Closet, a one-stop temporary on-campus shop where students can find bargains on gently used business attire to wear on job interviews. ENACTUS is an international nonprofit that brings together students, faculty, and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

Penn State Abington National Coming Out Week

Shaashawn Dial-Snowden

Poet, radio personality, and facilitator Shaashawn Dial at Penn State Abington. 

Abington Puerto Rico

Abington students lead collection drive for Puerto Rico hurricane victims

The collection drive at Penn State Abington runs through Oct. 19.
Puerto Rico hurricane

Abington Puerto Rico

Penn State Abington student organizations are staging a drive to collect items to send to Puerto Rico, which is struggling after Hurricane Maria. 

Heard at Abington: Why is Banned Books Week important?

Penn State Abington students and faculty marked national Banned Books Week by reading from books that have been challenged, censored, or banned. The books included "Catcher in the Rye," "Heather Has Two Mommies," and "To Kill A Mockingbird."

Abington Sister 2 Sister

Sister2Sister's goals: More graduates, community among Abington women of color

Connecting women of color with mentors and resources at Penn State Abington.
Abington Sister 2 Sister

Sister 2 Sister

Ruth Brooks and Breshay Lewis, students and co-founders of Sister2Sister at Penn State Abington.