two students at the ACURA Fair

Undergraduate Research at Abington

ACURA provides a yearlong collaboration between faculty and students so they can explore their interests through scientific experimentation, inquiry-based research, or creative works.
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Student life

Connect. Grow. Succeed.

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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See The Big Picture

Discover Abington. Our 4,000 students choose from 275 majors, 40 clubs, and 13 NCAA Division III teams. The student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. What's not to love at the college where you're more than just a number?
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food pantry service

Culture of Service

Discover service at Abington and discover an extended family that values your talents and motivates you to commit to meaningful work benefiting those in need including people on our own campus.
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Latest News

Adriana Vagelli Hemingway

Abington student presents Hemingway research at Paris conference

Thanks to a grant from the Schreyer Honors College and the support of a Penn State Abington professor, a student presented her research at the 18th International Hemingway Conference in Paris.
Abington tennis

Penn State Abington athletics scoreboard: Week of Sept. 14, 2018

Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week beginning Sept. 14, 2018.
Lions Gate Abington

Abington student apartments earn highest energy, environmental design honor

The 402-bed Lions Gate Apartments at Penn State Abington earned LEED gold certification for the building’s sustainable design and environmental performance.
Banned Books Week

Abington community to mark Banned Books Week with readings

Organizers say the public reading from the banned books will reinforce Penn State Abington's commitment to freedom of speech and the importance of free thinking.

Seed grants to support opioid research announced

Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute, in collaboration with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, has awarded over $200,000 in funding to support 10 new interdisciplinary teams of Penn State researchers whose work is aimed at combating the opioid epidemic.
Abington Capelotti

Book recounts Abington professor's quarter century of adventures

From Hollywood movie props to old highway billboards, anthropology professor P.J. Capelotti has explored places and objects that people don't typically consider when they think of archaeological sites and artifacts.
Abington CHANCE

CHANCE of a lifetime: Abington student studies conservation in Australia

A Penn State Abington student traveled to Australia for program CHANCE (Connecting Humans And Nature through Conservation Experiences). The experience was funded through a scholarship from Abington.
Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day events scheduled at Penn State campuses

Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.
Certified Recovery Specialist

Abington offering Certified Recovery Specialist training this fall

Penn State Abington will offer a 54-hour training program this fall for individuals who are interested in obtaining the Certified Recovery Specialist credential to help others move through the recovery process.