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Accomplishments + Testimonials | Association



Alumni Accomplishments + Testimonials



As proud as we are of the work our students do on campus, we are even more proud of the work they go on to do as professional artist alumni of Penn State Abington. The value and vitality of our degree program can be measured in the accomplishments and testimonials of our alumni:



HeeChang L.

  • Current MFA candidate, University of the Arts – Industrial Design


Andrew M.

  • Installation designer for the Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Co-founder, Cambridge Street Studios – an academic artist studio in Philadelphia


Nina D.

  • Coordinator of membership and social media, Abington Art Center


Yeungfong F.

  • Current MFA candidate, Pratt School of Art and Design – Fashion Design


Casey L.

  • Custom Framer, Allegheny Art Company


John T.

Penn State Abington offered me an individualized course of study in the visual arts as well as a range of studies to supplement my Bachelor of Art degree.  The opportunity to engage in discussions regarding politics, rhetoric, history, and the sciences with professors from various majors created a solid foundation for an artistic career filled with options.  I credit my art instructors Bonnie Levinthal and Yvonne Love for giving me the capability, ambition, and opportunities to pursue an artistic career.  After graduating from Penn State Abington, I’ve become a participant in an exciting community of Philadelphia artists.  I have held the position of Education Assistant and Visitor Services Representative at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. I have also continued my academic studies to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree.  I am proud to report that I am currently an instructor at several colleges.  I thank Penn State Abington’s instructors for their sincere commitment to me as a student and fellow artist.  I look forward with great enthusiasm to a fulfilling career in the arts.

  • MFA University of the Arts
  • Lecturer, Penn State Abington College


Alia T.

Penn State Abington offered me the opportunity to study and combine my interests through the Integrative Arts degree. The art faculty members were passionate and knowledgeable about their subjects and also very caring, approachable, and supportive. The studio art courses gave me a strong foundation and helped prepare me for my path in art education.

  • MAEd, Arcadia University
  • Middle School Art Teacher, Germantown Academy


Maria S.

  • MFA, Marywood University


Stacy P.

Penn State Abington’s art program opened my eyes to realize what I was absolutely meant for. During my 4 years at Abington, I was encouraged to reach levels of accomplishment that I never imagined I could reach. The faculty at Abington has provided me with long-term friendships and continued colleague support, and enabled me to enter my field with the confidence and the ability to adapt to all areas of arts education with ease. Thank you, Penn State Abington.

  • MAT, University of the Arts
  • Elementary Arts Instructor
  • Curriculum Liaison for BCIU, Michener Museum, and Neshaminy School District
  • Founder of Terra Vita Studios and School of Art
  • Author and illustrator/imager for several national publications


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Alumni Association



If you are a member of the Penn State Alumni Association, the largest dues-paying alumni association in the country, you are also a member of the Abington Alumni Society!


If you join as a Lifetime Member, Abington Alumni Society will earn $50 from your membership! To qualify for the $50 contribution, please be sure to insert the 3 letter Penn State group ID code AEE.


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