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Soup-er alumna

Recent Penn State Abington alumna Melissa Aguilar plans to complete graduate school at Columbia University while working for Campbell Soup Co.
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Students at the Abington Lion Shrine.

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Whether you take small steps or a giant leap into college life, you have a partner in the Office of Student Engagement & Leadership (SEAL).
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Penn State Abington Photo of the Week: It's On! New Student Orientation

Penn State Abington Orientation Leaders, Lion Ambassadors, faculty, and staff are fully invested in making the Class of 2021 feel welcome and ready for success as the first week of new student orientation goes down in the books.

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Ultimate selfies: Artists mine emotions for oversize self-portraits

Think of the self-portrait as the soul-searching cousin to the ubiquitous selfie, and then walk into a Penn State Abington art studio. One is confronted by 10-foot-tall self-portraits that command the space.
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Ninety-four Abington student athletes honored for academic success

Ninety-four Penn State Abington student athletes earned coveted places on the Spring 2017 Director's List for academic excellence including six women who played more than one sport.
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Abington student entrepreneur wins $2K in business plan competition

Robert Zigmund, founder of Bird’s Eye Drone Productions, said he plans to buy additional equipment and initiate marketing efforts with $2,000 won during the inaugural Abington LaunchBox Business Plan competition. The firm takes video and images for events such as weddings and news and for real estate agents.

"Just open yourself up to it."

Penn State Abington offers students a traditional college atmosphere combined with all the resources of a major university. The campus has about 4,000 students and is located in the scenic suburbs of Philadelphia.

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.