The deaths of her parents derailed Patti Pata's goal of becoming a nurse. But with family support and steely determination, she achieved her goal. Her attitude and work ethic are her parents' legacy.
Students organized projects specifically for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, but the culture of service thrives within the Abington community every day.
Read about basketball player Max Alton's stellar week and check out the rest of the Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Jan. 18.
C. Pierce Salguero set the bar high on the first day of a new class, LA497, at Penn State Abington: "This will be one of the most interesting and exciting courses any of you will ever take in college." With that bold statement, Salguero and his seven teaching teammates started down a rabbit hole of sorts, immersing 24 hand-picked students in a groundbreaking model of integrated teaching and learning.
The Penn State Abington women's basketball team ranks first in the nation in scoring defense. Don't miss the latest scores and achievements for the week of Jan. 11, 2015.
When Kemelbek Urmat Uulu arrived at Penn State Abington, he was nothing short of awed by the opportunities available to students. So he jumped into everything he could handle and graduated last month with three degrees as he heads to medical school.
Stephany Tang earned two Penn State bachelor’s degrees than 18 months all the while thoughtfully combining her interests and talents to sculpt her own college experience and extend relationships and ventures beyond her time at Penn State Abington.
A record number of Penn State Abington athletes earn academic recognition, and a basketball player shoots his way into the 1,000-point club. Don't miss Abington athletics scores and achievements from Dec. 14, 2014, through Jan. 10, 2015.
Senior Max Alton joined four other Abington men's players in the exclusive club, which already includes his older brother. And he could claim the top spot as the highest scorer in Abington history by the end of the season.
A partnership to support students from Philadelphia’s largest public high school as they apply to Penn State has yielded impressive results in just three years and now the University is expanding its efforts with a micro-scholarship program worth as much as $16,000.