The joyous announcement yesterday that THON 2014, Penn State’s annual dance marathon to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer, raised $13 million brings up an inevitable question: How do a bunch of college students raise that much money? The answer: Through organizations such as Abington THON, a band of about 60 students that spent months collecting donations big and small to contribute almost $36,000 to the THON total.
Penn State Abington will host the Philadelphia-area premiere of a bold new play about racial injustice next week. The one-time performance of "Blood at the Root" is free and open to the public.
Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Feb. 16.
The Friday Night Film Series at Penn State Abington resumes this week with the Israeli thriller "The Attack."
Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Feb. 9.
Snow, ice and downed trees created issues, but as usual the Penn State Abington community pulled together during a crisis.
Take the hit film "Pitch Perfect." Subtract the mean girls, the inappropriate moments, the male rivals, and what remains? The AbingTones, the Penn State Abington co-ed singers who were selected to perform in an international a capella competition this weekend at University Park.
A group of nearly 40 volunteers, including Penn State students and staff, spent a hot Saturday afternoon last semester revamping two green infrastructure sites in the heart of central Philadelphia. A video about their project supports Penn State Public Media’s “Water Blues, Green Solutions,” an interactive documentary airing nationwide about water issues across the country. The documentary airs Feb. 13 on WPSU-TV.
A longtime connection between the legendary Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Philadelphia Flower Show and Penn State Abington blooms again Feb. 12 with a guided tour of “the secret garden” at Meadowbrook Farm, where a breathtaking horticultural balancing act occurs each winter in advance of the show.
Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Feb. 2.