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Crisis in Puerto Rico hits 'close to home' for Abington student

A Penn State Abington student's parents are in Puerto Rico searching for her elderly grandparents.
Abington Puerto Rico student

Marianella Romero

Marinella Romero is the driving force behind a Penn State Abington collection drive to benefit Puerto Rico.

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Marinella Romero family

Marianella Romero's mother and step-father (pictured) are in Puerto Rico searching for her grandparents.

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Abington students lead collection drive for Puerto Rico hurricane victims

The collection drive at Penn State Abington runs through Oct. 19.
Abington Banned Books Week

Abington banned books Week

Children's books are among those that have been challenged or banned.

Abington Banned Books Week

Abington banned books Week

Children's books are among those that have been challenged or banned.

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."

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Scene at Penn State Abington: #DearYoungPerson

The Penn State Abington community sent about 150 postcards with encouraging messages to children in Charlottsville, Va., last week. In the aftermath of the events that took place there recently, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Blue Ridge launched the #DearYoungPerson campaign to send messages of hope to children in the region. The postcard drive was cosponsored by the Penn State Abington Student Conduct Board and Residence Life. 

Jacklin Rhoads

Abington alumna now press secretary for U.S. senator

Jacklin Rhoads credits her experience at Penn State Abington for supporting her career success.

Alternative Spring Break: Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota

Kaltra Bani, a sophomore at Penn State Abington, recalls how her recent Alternate Spring Break to a Native American reservation in South Dakota changed her perspective.

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