Netherlands native Emine Demirgil posted a Thanksgiving-inspired reflection last week expressing gratitude for Abington’s diverse community and the experiences it has offered her and other international students. The third-year business major’s post, titled "We Are The World," is on the Abington Lion Tales student blog
The Blue Crew is the brainchild of four Penn State Abington student athletes who want to fill the stands and the fields with passionate fans. According to Assistant Athletic Director Noelle Powell, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) officers Brian Camp, Jess Schmidt and Kate Haas as well as Avery Barnes, a junior men’s basketball player, have been instrumental in launching the effort.
Scores for the weeks of Nov. 17 and Nov. 24.
Final plans to renovate the Woodland Building on the Penn State Abington campus were approved by the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (Nov. 21).
For retired Army Lt. Col. Mack Brooks, giving the keynote at the Penn State Abington fall commencement next month is another part of his life’s adventure that began at the campus in 1965. “Abington provided my nucleus, my foundation,” Lt. Col. Brooks told a dozen Abington seniors at the traditional lunch with the commencement speaker recently.
A computer at Penn State Abington that contained 739 Social Security numbers (SSNs) was found to be infected with malware that enabled it to communicate with an unauthorized computer outside the network. "We have no reason to believe that this information was accessed by unauthorized individuals, but those affected should be alert in the event that an individual attempts to use their identity," said Sarah Morrow, chief privacy officer for the University.
The premise behind the Penn State Abington photo mosaic project is fairly simple: One photograph can make a world of difference to a family whose child is battling cancer. The project, spearheaded by former Abington THONer and current Abington Development staff member Jill Mensch, will raise at least $5,000 for the 2014 THON.
Scores for the week of Nov. 10:
Cross-country: NCAA Mideast Regional
Men: 43rd out of 59 teams
Women: 39th out of 59 teams
A Penn State Abington initiatives to support international and multilingual student populations turned its focus last week to the unique challenges and adjustments facing Chinese undergraduates during the latest installment of the Global Awareness Dialogue Project (GADP).
Penn State Abington student athlete Phil Curry recently reduced volumes of research detailing the benefits of playing team sports to two simple sentences: “I had guys who told me ‘I love you to death, I'm here for you.’ The support was unreal. ” As his mother lay dying last fall, the team’s brotherhood provided Curry with critical support, but its foundation was laid more than four years ago when head soccer coach David Castellanos began recruiting the tall redhead.