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Zach Medina

Gone 'Viral': Abington alumnus heads successful startup

A Penn State Abington student founded a business with an idea, a few hundred dollars, and a hard-core work ethic. Post-graduation, Viral Ideas is thriving.
Addiction forum at Abington

Forum at Abington to explore solutions to national addiction crisis

Penn State Abington will host a forum, "Enhancing Addiction Recovery: Reducing the Stigma," on March 24 that will bring survivors, researchers, and thought leaders together to focus on solutions to addiction.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Abington service

Photo of the Week: Alternative Spring Break in Puerto Rico

A group of Penn State Abington students involved in Alternative Spring Break traveled to Puerto Rico. In addition to visiting historic sites, they worked in the wetlands and learned about the importance of mangroves to the island's ecosystem. Another Alternative Spring Break group spent the week in South Dakota working on a Native American reservation.

Abington 2018 THON

Abington Benefitting THON

Penn State Abington THON dancers Kristen McNamara, Alexandra Yurko, and Megan Weiss with Shane White, Executive Director.

McClure coat drive

Abington campus community donates 700+ coats to needy kids

Penn State Abington elementary and early childhood education majors organized the drive to benefit children at a partnership school in North Philadelphia.
Abington civil discourse retreat

Benard Brutus

“I think programs like this are especially beneficial to people who are or who want to be in positions of influence. I want to work in public health so this is beneficial to me because I will need to successfully connect with many different people.” Bernard Brutus, senior, Biology  

Abington civil discourse retreat

Andia Anderson

“When I first hear about the Civil Discourse Retreat, I felt I needed to be a part of it.  I’m excited about having this at our campus. We are a diverse campus, but it is still awkward to talk about some issues. People don’t want to have difficult conversations, and I want to make it less awkward.” — Andia Anderson, junior, Psychological & Social Sciences