Erik Suarez lobbied for the creation of a Student Government Association senator position to represent international students, since almost 20% of Penn State Abington's student population comes from outside the United States.
Penn State Abington junior Genesis Berrios-Torres will serve an internship in Spain this summer through the University's Perreault Fellows Program, which provides international experiential learning for students. Berrios-Torres said Penn State Abington’s diversity prepared her for this experience of a lifetime.
The Penn State Abington faculty traveled to Ghana intent on establishing a new study abroad option for students. Little did they know how nine days in the West African nation would upend their psyches.
Penn State Abington student Kira Charles is a survivor, overcoming many obstacles, including coping with a disability and a near-fatal illness. The Penn State Abington junior wants to support others with disabilities by changing public policy.
Penn State Abington hired several distinguished leaders this fall, expanding its already diverse roster of talent. With the latest additions to Abington’s faculty and staff, Chancellor Damian J. Fernandez continues his commitment to adding proven and culturally responsive faculty and professionals to support the needs of its diverse student base.