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Lion shrine at Penn State Harrisburg

Barron outlines Commonwealth Campuses' importance in modern land-grant mission

Along with educational innovation, research and service, Penn State ’s 19 undergraduate Commonwealth Campuses play a vital role in making Penn State a modern land-grant university, according to University President Eric J. Barron.
Stephen Taub

Stephen Taub commits $17.3 million to Penn State Abington

Stephen Taub, a former Penn State Abington student and University Park graduate, has continued his longtime support for Abington with a $17.3 million commitment, the largest gift in the campus’ history. The new Taub Endowments will provide high-impact opportunities for deserving students through scholarships and global engagement programs.
Abington nursing

Independence Blue Cross Foundation awards $12K for Abington nursing scholarships

The Nurses for Tomorrow Scholarships are available to Penn State Abington RN to B.S.N. nursing students who are graduates of community college nursing programs.
W.W. Smith

W.W. Smith Trust awards $103,000 for Abington, Brandywine student scholarships

The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust awarded a combined grant of $103,000 for student scholarships to Penn State Abington and Penn State Brandywine. Scholarships up to $7,000 will be available to qualified full-time students at both campuses with unmet financial need.
Newcombe Foundation

Newcombe Foundation awards $25,000 for Abington student scholarships

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has awarded a grant of $25,000 to Penn State Abington as part of the Newcombe Scholarships for Mature Students program. The award is for mature students who are pursuing their first bachelor’s degrees, have completed at least half the requirements toward their degrees, and have unmet financial need. Penn State Abington will match the funds 1:1, for a total impact of $50,000 in scholarships during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Portrait of Penn State President Eric Barron in front of Old Main on April 22, 2016.

Penn State president named chair of national economic prosperity commission

Penn State President Eric J. Barron has been named chairman of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity for the Association of Public Land-grant Universities.
Ira Lubert

Penn State Board of Trustees chair commits $5 million for University-wide impact

Ira Lubert, a 1973 Penn State graduate and chair of the University’s Board of Trustees, has committed $5 million to benefit numerous areas across the institution.
Office for General Education Seed Grants

Seed Grants available for Faculty to develop courses

The Penn State Office for General Education is pleased to announce an opportunity for faculty interested in developing a new Integrative Studies General Education course.
Map of Pennsylvania with Invent Penn State sites

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.
Give Day 2016

Penn State Abngton Give Day

Science major Andrew Gadaleta supports Giving Day at Penn State Abington.