Penn State Abington's Ryan McCarty was named a semifinalist in the national competition for the top amateur baseball player of the year. He is the only non-NCAA Division I player and only Penn State player to be considered, and he could become the first winner from a non-Division I program since Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies won the award in 2010.
Face masks are now required to be worn indoors on eight Penn State campuses, in accordance with public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that advises that masks be worn in counties with high COVID-19 Community Levels.
Even before taking the reins as Penn State’s 19th president this month, Neeli Bendapudi has spent much of the spring traveling across the commonwealth on her listening tour of the University’s campuses.
During Mental Health Awareness Month, Sorelle Sax shared her personal challenges with the Class of 2022 and reflected on how it led to her career as a registered behavior technician for children with autism diagnoses.
Penn State Abington student Linda Zhang is the recipient of Penn State’s 2022 Mary Lee Hobbs Steel Emerging Leader award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by a sophomore or junior who has demonstrated leadership within the campus, the community and the classroom, and who has exhibited creativity, initiative and continued involvement in the University and surrounding communities.
A new book written by Friederike Baer, associate professor of history at Penn State Abington, offers a groundbreaking look at the American Revolution from the perspective of the Germans who were paid to fight on the British side.
Penn State Abington baseball player Ryan McCarty led the NCAA Division III this season in hits (100), batting average (.529), home runs (29), doubles (27), RBIs (91) and runs (89), and he set a new Division III single-season record for total bases (220) through 40 regular-season games and four more in the United East Conference Tournament.