At the same time a record number of international students are studying at Penn State Abington, the campus is expanding its course offerings with international travel components.
Just as most Americans were emerging from the long, lazy, beloved Labor Day weekend, a columnist for the Huffington Post posed these questions: “Why don't we do this more often? If more time off could benefit both individual human beings and the broader economy, why don't we have more long weekends? Why isn't every Monday a Labor Day?”
Seeking answers, the reporter logically contacted Lonnie Golden, professor of economics at Penn State Abington.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored worldwide last week for jump-starting the conversation on equality and human rights 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Last week, too, the essence of Dr. King’s dream infused a new effort at Penn State Abington to create a more welcoming and supportive environment for international students.
The annual Penn State Abington Involvement Fair encourages student success through extra- and co-curricular activities.
The energy was palpable this summer at Penn State Abington as about 2,500 learners of all ages participated in camps, classes, orientations, open houses and special programming.
Eleven Penn State Abington students were selected as recipients of the University Faculty Senate scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year.
Penn State Abington student Carter Bowman documented the pull-out-all-the-stops welcome for the Class of 2017 last week, capturing the excitement as they made new friends, explored the campus and prepared for the fall semester during Opening Convocation and New Student Day.
Stacy Wanerman was so unnerved at the start of her college career that she brought her mother with her to Opening Convocation and New Student Day (NSD) at Penn State Abington. The year was 2011.
Penn State Abington faculty, staff and current students will rally around the incoming Class of 2017 this week during the traditional Opening Convocation and New Student Day (NSD).
Registered nurses who want to upgrade their skills, prepare for changes in the health-care field, and desire flexibility as they continue their education are invited to learn more about the hybrid structure of the Penn State Abington RN to B.S. degree in nursing program.