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Frank Brennan ’69

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June 8, 2016

By: Amanda Coulson An alumnus of the class of 1969, Frank Brennan walked away from Penn State University with two degrees and countless memories and life lessons. Frank grew up in Philadelphia and attended Penn State Abington – then called Ogontz – in 1965-67. He moved on to University Park for the next four years… Read More ›

Dr. Karen Wiley Sandler

By Cassandra Modica Hidden behind an aged wooden door on the first floor of the historic Sutherland Building that hundreds of students pass indifferently every day is a spacious office with a wooden desk, tall shelves, and an assortment of academic texts and necessities on each. The space shows evidence of years of scholarly evolution,… Read More ›

Frederick Willis ’70

By: Amanda Coulson        “You are here for one main purpose, and that is to gain theoretical knowledge.” These are the words of a true believer of education, Frederick Willis. Graduating from Penn State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Engineering Mechanics and later… Read More ›

Amy Doherty

By Amanda Coulson “A good leader is a 360-degree leader” are the words of an experienced business woman and Penn State alumna, Amy Doherty. She received a Bachelor of Science and a Master in Business Administration both from Penn State and has a great deal of pride for the school. She explored several different disciplines… Read More ›

Christopher Foltz ’02

By: Amanda Coulson Christopher Foltz, a Penn State alumnus, has much gratitude for Abington as he cherishes countless memories here that will never be forgotten. Christopher graduated from University Park in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in business logistics. He is now employed at IBM, a global leader in technology. Even though he attended University… Read More ›

Brian Woods ’98

By: Amanda Coulson Brian Woods is a two time Penn State alumnus of the Smeal College of Business, holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Management (’98) and a Master of Business Administration (’07). A native of the Philadelphia metropolitan area, Brian began his Penn State experience commuting to Penn State Abington from his parents’… Read More ›

Leah Triola, Esquire ’09

Alumni Spotlight: Leah Triola, Esquire By Cassandra Modica Upon arriving at college, some students have the innate ability to pack with their books and blankets an itemized list of endeavors and ambition. Others—probably most students —face a wave of insecurities. Leah Triola, Penn State Alumni Class of 2009, encountered such uncertainty, but she managed to… Read More ›

Chris Donaghy 85′

It’s interesting how things turn out the way they do; be it coincidence, luck, or fate.  All the decisions we’ve made have led us to this very specific path and point in time; and if chosen differently who knows where we would be.  This couldn’t be truer for alumnus Chris Donaghy; who decided to attend… Read More ›

Michael Hoover ’99

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Hoover, President of ATR Systems When Michael Hoover started college, he never thought he’d become an entrepreneur and a businessman. As a freshman at Penn State Abington, he dived in, trying science, music, photography and even humanitarian efforts. During his sophomore year, he helped disabled individuals through an internship at Pleasant manor,… Read More ›

Caitlin Roth; Weather Anchor

Caitlin Roth joined the FOX 29 news team as a meteorologist in January, 2012. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, she was a meteorologist and mid-day news anchor at WOWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Omaha, Nebraska, for four years. She started as an on-air meteorologist for AccuWeather in State College where she also worked for “Weather… Read More ›