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Abington engineering major

Student-built robot fends off flooding and erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn't fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials rely on Stormbot, built by students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree.
Penn State Admissions Philadelphia MLK Day 2018

Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia helps restore local high school on MLK Day

For the second year in a row, the team at Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia participated in the nation’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. On this day of service, the Penn State team joined more than 75 volunteers for a day of cleaning and restoration at Vaux Big Picture High School.
Seeding Change grants George Washington High School

Abington faculty awarded grants for Philadelphia-based projects

A series of mini-grants awarded to five Penn State Abington faculty are funding projects that bring students to Philadelphia and take advantage of the city's unique assets.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
Breshay Lewis Abington

A Student's Journey: Five years, three jobs, and one goal

Breshay Lewis juggled three jobs and still earned A's and B's with the support she found at Penn State Abington.