Penn State Abington News

The community mourns Ayoub Ayoub, who was recalled as making it almost impossible for students to fail calculus. He would work with them until they passed the course.
Penn State Abington captured the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) President’s Cup, which is awarded to the top overall program in the 12-member conference. The 13 Abington teams finished the year with a combined .703 winning percentage.
A lockdown at Penn State Abington has been lifted and normal operations have resumed. Earlier this afternoon, authorities received a report of a person with a gun on campus. After an investigation, campus security personnel and local police determined that an individual brought a BB gun to campus. Police report that a suspect is in custody and that there never was any danger to campus residents.
Penn State Abington campus is on lockdown after campus authorities received a report of a man on campus with a firearm. Authorities now believe they have identified the persons involved and that the weapon was likely a BB gun or pellet rifle, and that there is no danger to campus residents. Authorities are clearing the Woodland Building on campus and will release more information as soon as possible.
Three faculty proudly witnessed Gov. Corbett sign a new law to benefit that originated at Abington. The legislation, mandating priority registration for vets, is rooted in a policy enacted first at Abington and then throughout the University. The new law requires state colleges and universities to offer priority registration to vets, whose education benefits under the federal GI Bill are only available for a limited time.
Three faculty proudly witnessed Gov. Corbett sign a new law to benefit that originated at Abington. The legislation, mandating priority registration for vets, is rooted in a policy enacted first at Abington and then throughout the University. The new law requires state colleges and universities to offer priority registration to vets, whose education benefits under the federal GI Bill are only available for a limited time.
Following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty at Penn State, effective July 1.
The students balanced games, travel, practice, jobs, and other obligations while still keeping academics as a priority.
The Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Academic Leadership Program has gained five additional fellows from the Penn State ranks. The CIC is the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. Through its leadership program, participants who have demonstrated exceptional ability and administrative promise are aided in further developing their leadership and managerial skills.
In the weeks leading up to his official appointment on May 12, Eric Barron and Penn State’s first lady, Molly Barron, have crisscrossed the Commonwealth, hearing from students, faculty, staff and community leaders at Penn State’s campuses. In every case, Barron said, he has been struck by the commitment to excellence in education, to student success and to the surrounding community.
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