December 20, 10am
Penn State Abington campus
Lt. Col. Brooks is a highly decorated retired Army officer who attended Abington (then known as Ogontz) and completed his degree in political science at University Park in 1969. He has served on the Abington College Alumni Society Board and is now a member of the Abington College Advisory Board. Lt. Col. Brooks has been a leader in establishing a scholarship for the Abington ROTC.
Lt. Col. Brooks was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the infantry after graduating from Penn State and served in Vietnam. He continued his education at the military’s Command and General Staff College and also earned a master’s degree in business administration.
Lt. Col. Brooks’ military awards include the Legion of Merit, multiple Bronze Star awards, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Army Ranger Tab, and the Parachutist Badge.
Students participating in the academic procession and ceremony must wear a cap and gown. Caps and gowns must be purchased in advance from the Penn State Abington Bookstore.
Orders may be placed at www.jostens.com . Visit or call the Bookstore for further information.
Will be available for purchase at Commencement. To order flowers online.
Penn State Abington
To be distributed to participating graduates only. Each graduate will receive four tickets.
Tickets can picked up in 121 Sutherland, December 9-13, Mon-Thur 9am -8pm, Friday 9am-4pm.
The ceremony will be broadcast live in Sutherland Rooms 8 and 9. The alternate locations do not require tickets and are ideal for guests with disabilities or with small children.
The ceremony will be broadcast live over the Internet. To connect to the broadcast go to - www.abington.psu.edu – on the day of Commencement.