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HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
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Student Engagement Network receives record number of summer grant applications

In March, the Student Engagement Network received a record number of applications for the summer 2018 grant award cycle — a number that has more than doubled since the launch of the grant program a year ago.
Corporate Communication

'The Daily Show' internship confirms senior's career goals

Kelly Hammond, a corporate communication major, plans to work on the business side of television production.
Kelly Hammond

Internship with 'The Daily Show' confirms Abington senior's career goal

Kelly Hammond, a Penn State Abington corporate communication major, plans to work on the business side of television production.
Abington alumnus Viral Ideas

Gone 'Viral': Alumnus heads successful startup

It’s a classic startup story: Two college students develop a business with an idea, a few hundred dollars, and a hard-core work ethic. Today, the firm is thriving.
Abington Career Development

Kelly Hammond

Peer Career Advisor Kelly Hammond and Emily Laudenslager, a graduate intern, work on a project in the Center for Career & Professional Development at Penn State Abington.

Abington Career Development

Kelly Hammond

Kelly Hammond, left, a peer career adviser, and Emily Laudenslager, a graduate intern, work in the Center for Career & Professional Development at Penn State Abington.

Abington Career Development

Scene at Abington: Spring 2018 Career Expo

Penn State Abington students from all majors, including this trio of Information Sciences & Technology majors,  attended the annual Spring Career Expo. Employers who attend the expo, hosted by the Center for Career & Professional Development at Abington, are searching for full- and part-time employees as well as interns.

Zach Medina

Gone 'Viral': Abington alumnus heads successful startup

A Penn State Abington student founded a business with an idea, a few hundred dollars, and a hard-core work ethic. Post-graduation, Viral Ideas is thriving.
Natalie Haggard fall 2017 commencement

My Personal Journey to Graduation

I would struggle, I would flounder, I would fail. I would rise from the ashes, I would thrive, I would succeed. As I approach my graduation, I look back on everything that happened. My personal journey to graduation has been long and tough, but I don’t regret a thing.

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