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Penn State Abington sophomore Parth Patel entertained the crowd at the campus Global Engagement Fair by playing the dhol, an instrument that originated in the Punjab region of India.

Credit: Zack Gething

ABINGTON Pa. — More than 360 Penn State Abington students discovered the benefits of study abroad and faculty-led embedded courses along with sampling international food, entertainment and activities at the annual Global Engagement Fair. The campus Office of Global Programs shared information on education abroad and scholarship opportunities for students interested in these experiences.

Abington expects almost 200 of its students to study away this academic year, heading to destinations that include Germany, Scotland, Japan, Ghana and Croatia. One embedded course will take students to Puerto Rico to explore sustainability issues on the island.  

Information also was available for faculty about global development opportunities, such as faculty grants for internationalization of the curriculum and faculty-led embedded Fulbright opportunities.  

About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st-century public higher education within a world-class research university. With more than 3,000 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 24 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer Honors Program, NCAA Division III athletics and more.