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Heard at Abington: Why is Banned Books Week important?

Penn State Abington students and faculty marked national Banned Books Week by reading from books that have been challenged, censored, or banned. The books included "Catcher in the Rye," "Heather Has Two Mommies," and "To Kill A Mockingbird."

Abington Sister 2 Sister

Sister2Sister's goals: More graduates, community among Abington women of color

Connecting women of color with mentors and resources at Penn State Abington.
Abington Sister 2 Sister

Sister 2 Sister

Ruth Brooks and Breshay Lewis, students and co-founders of Sister2Sister at Penn State Abington.

THON Abington

Service Superheroes

Abington's THON organization raises money for children battling pediatric cancer and sends dancers to Penn State's iconic THON each year.

Abington camps

Abington camps full STEAM ahead

The STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) disciplines provide the focus for Penn State Abington summer camps.
Student life

Connect. Grow. Succeed.

Whether you take small steps or a giant leap into college life, you have a partner in the Office of Student Engagement & Leadership (SEAL).
Amelia Earhart

Photo sparks renewed interest in Abington's Amelia Earhart

A recently unearthed photo showing blurry figures on a dock sparked renewed interest in an 80-year-old mystery: the fate of aviator Amelia Earhart, who attended an elite women’s boarding school at what is now Penn State Abington.
Abington police students

Youth police academy at Penn State Abington in July

Find out if law enforcement might be the perfect career this summer at the Penn State Abington Youth Police Academy.

Alternative Spring Break: Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota

Kaltra Bani, a sophomore at Penn State Abington, recalls how her recent Alternate Spring Break to a Native American reservation in South Dakota changed her perspective.