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Abington student apartments earn award for sustainability, community connections

The first Penn State Abington student apartments have been lauded for innovative design, community investment, and sustainable practices.
food pantry service

LionsShare food pantry

The LionShare food pantry opened in April 2017.

Global programs

International programs a two-way street at Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington and South Korean students spent a month exploring culture and friendship.

Abington sustainable communities

Abington Township Environmental Advisory Council members Cakky Evans and Michele Kaczalek join Damian J. Fernandez, chancellor of Penn State Abington, and Emily Costello from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to present the STAR sustainability award.


Remote robot connects engineering students, UMaine cohorts

Penn State Abington and Brandywine engineering majors used a mobile telepresence robot — an iPad attached to a self-balancing vehicle — to collaborate with students at the University of Maine.

Expert advice on cybersecurity at Abington

Senior managers representing the FBI, government, health care and international business gathered at Penn State Abington for a public forum on current cybersecurity issues.
Abington first residence hall

Penn State Abington breaks ground for first residence hall

About 400 Penn State Abington students will call the $50 million complex home. The apartment-style units are in the heart of the township and students can easily walk or bike to classes, shopping and activities.

Transforming Philadelphia's health, environment, economy

A recent conference at the Penn State Center in Philadelphia highlighted the resources the University and its collaborators offer southeastern Pennsylvania. Presenters tackled community involvement in sustainability as well as urban agriculture, environment and health issues.


Horsham Township public works employees prepare to lower the prototype StormBot into a storm pipe. Penn State Abington engineering students developed a mobile robot so Horsham Township so they can monitor pipes with high-quality video and images.

Alternative spring break

Alternative spring break DC

Abington students traditionally work at the DC Central Kitchen during Alternative Spring Break.