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Student Engagement and Leadership

Student Engagement and Leadership

You’re energetic and curious! You want to connect with people who share your interests and who will expand your world.

Student Leadership and Engagement at Penn State Abington makes it all possible. Every day you can choose from student organizations, community service projects, cultural immersion adventures, performances and festivals, athletics, and more to help you:

  • Find your niche.
  • Become a creative and confident leader.
  • Form lasting friendships.
  • Prepare you to become an ethical and active citizen and a savvy professional.
  • Seek support in a diverse, safe, and inclusive environment.

It's your choice to be involved. It’s your life at Penn State Abington.

When you're here, you're home.


Inaugural Living Leadership Award Winners (2018)

These awards are nominated for students by students and honor the various achievements of individual students as well as student organizations in addition to faculty and staff.

Student Organization Awards

Living the Mission Award:  Abington Christian Fellowship
Cultural Excellence Award:  South Asian Student Association
Outstanding Community Engagement Award:  Black Student Union
Academic Advancement Award: South Asian Student Association

Faculty/Staff Awards

Outstanding Student Organization Advisor:  Katherine Murt
Unsung Hero Award: Ann Martinelli
Chief Ogontz Award:  Jimmy J Pack Jr.

Student Awards

Outstanding Student Employee Award: Jordan Moore
Leaders Action Award:  Jocelyn Yurko and Zelnetta Clark
Model Resident Award- Lions Gate:  Shelby Lincoln
Dedication to Service: Diaka Thiam
Above and Beyond Award:  Charlena Frank
Emerging Leader:  Emma Mason
Cross Over Award:  Nelson Costa Jr.
Stand Out Leader Award:  Kathryn Fennessey
The Penn Stater Award:  Kristen McNamara
Exemplary Senior Award:  Sayonnoh Kofa and Shane White