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Glenn Sterner

Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

“Share Your Opioid Story” is an initiative designed to raise public awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and empower Pennsylvanians affected by the epidemic to talk openly about the effects of opioid addiction. Stories of individuals, family members and friends affected by the epidemic can be found — and shared — online at shareyouropioidstory.com.
Abington Kids & Teen College

Abington camps can help stem summer learning loss

Parents and caregivers can combat summer learning loss with a variety of educational and enrichment opportunities at Penn State Abington Kids & Teen College.
Abington boat sculptures

Ship ahoy! Abington students sail sculptures inspired by iconic films

A group of first-year art majors at Penn State Abington literally sailed into summer. Enrolled in a foundational sculpture course, the students constructed 6-foot replicas of iconic ships and submarines, which they launched on the campus duck pond for their final exam.

Penn State contracts with Metz Culinary Management for seven campuses

In an effort to consolidate multiple external food service contracts at seven of its Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State has awarded Metz Culinary Management a three-year food services contract to serve those locations.
Philadelphia Water Challenge

Water Challenge aims to prevent contamination in Philadelphia rivers, streams

Penn State Abington and the Philadelphia Water Department are tapping teams from colleges and universities for solutions to protect streams and rivers from contamination.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Buddy Bench

‘Buddy Bench’ reinforces larger lessons for Abington students

Penn State Abington Education majors raised the money to purchase a bench at a local elementary school that encourages children to seek out those in need of a friend. The project is one of many that helps shape the Abington students into teachers who help form well-rounded children.
Old Main Tower

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
Michael Litz Abington

North East Athletic Conference honors 18 Penn State Abington student athletes

The honorees included finance major Michael Litz, who earned the conference men's tennis player of the year award while serving as chair of its Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
Abington spring 2018 graduation

Abington chancellor urges new graduates to contribute to the nation

More than 300 new graduates celebrated at Penn State Abington with the words of Chancellor Damian J. Fernandez urging them to contribute in big and small ways to making the nation a better place.

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