Robotics enthusiasts flocked to the annual Penn State Abington Regional Firefighting Robot Contest last week.
Penn State Abington honored some of its outstanding students on a picture-perfect spring evening last week at the Awards and Leadership Dinner. The annual recognition program highlights high-achievers in all academic divisions as well as those who have excelled in diversity and leadership.
Penn State Abington Assistant Professor Mikhail Kagan prefers to focus on his students. But the self-described passionate physics professor has had to adjust being in the spotlight recently.
Last month, Kagan was presented with the 2013 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching by University President Rodney Erickson.
Abington students joined hundreds of other students, alumni and friends of the University in Harrisburg last week.
The Student Government Association honored members of the college community last week for their dedication to Penn State Abington.
Sutie Madison moves a lot. As an artist, director and choreographer, it’s part of her work. As a woman living with Tourette’s Syndrome, it’s part of her life. She will lead a performance at Penn State Abington on April 12 to entertain and to promote tolerance of those living with neurological disorders.
Penn State Abington hosted students and faculty from England’s Bucks New University (BNU) last week as part of an immersion program that has welcomed BNU students to the campus for the last several years.
Penn State alumnus Paul Steinke describes himself as a passionate Philadelphian, and the improvements he spearheads in his beloved hometown have earned him many high-profile awards. And for more than a decade his day job -- the general manager of the city’s historic Reading Terminal Market, one of America’s oldest farmers markets which attracts a whopping 6 million visitors annually -- has kept him in the spotlight.
Penn State Abington associate professor of marketing Shruti Gupta has been named the recipient of the Ogontz '65 Career Development Professorship (CDP) to support her research into the consumer behavior of the 4 billion people worldwide who earn about $2 per day.
Penn State Abington has a well-earned reputation as a thriving environment for undergraduate and faculty research. Abington College Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Norah Shultz provides some insight into this invaluable aspect of the Abington experience, which is open to students at all levels and across all disciplines.