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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.
Abington Backyard Bash

Penn State Abington Photo of the Week

Penn State Abington students celebrated a rare sunny spring day and the end of the semester during Backyard Bash. The theme was reality television and involved lots of games, food and community.

Alternative spring break

Abington students reflect on service learning trips

Hurricane-torn Puerto Rico and an impoverished Native American reservation in South Dakota are unlikely spring break destinations, but Penn State Abington students competed to travel to these two areas for Alternative Spring Break.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
Abington fall 2017 commencement

Four hundred new Abington graduates 'Fly Away'

Penn State Abington awarded almost 400 degrees during its summer/fall 2017 commencement.
Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington Photo of the Week: Career Closet

Members of the Penn State Abington business organization ENACTUS hosted the Career Closet, a one-stop temporary on-campus shop where students can find bargains on gently used business attire to wear on job interviews. ENACTUS is an international nonprofit that brings together students, faculty, and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

Penn State Abington National Coming Out Week

Shaashawn Dial-Snowden

Poet, radio personality, and facilitator Shaashawn Dial at Penn State Abington. 

Abington Puerto Rico

Abington students lead collection drive for Puerto Rico hurricane victims

The collection drive at Penn State Abington runs through Oct. 19.
Puerto Rico hurricane

Abington Puerto Rico

Penn State Abington student organizations are staging a drive to collect items to send to Puerto Rico, which is struggling after Hurricane Maria.