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Thomas Black ’75

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April 26, 2016

By: Amanda Coulson Thomas Black, the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and University Registrar at Stanford University is quite fond of Penn State. Thomas was raised in Nebraska, and moved to Pennsylvania when he was 16 years old, attending Penn State because it was the best financial value at the time. Thomas comes from a… Read More ›

Penn State Travel

PSU Abington Fall Fun in Madrid & Barcelona (November 9-17, 2016) Madrid, in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, is truly one of the great cities of Europe. The museums alone warrant paying a visit to this remarkable Spanish capital. The Prado, for instance, contains over 4000 masterpieces by such artists as Goya, El Greco,… Read More ›

Send us your Penn State Abington pictures!

To help celebrate 100 years of education at Penn State Abington’s present location, University Relations’ communications specialist Frank D. Quattrone is writing a pictorial history of the college. Titled Penn State Abington & the Ogontz School, the book will be published by Arcadia Publishing as part of its Campus History Series in September 2016, just… Read More ›

Lion’s Roar alum gets candid with Abington students

By Julia McNamee As a second-semester senior, I’ve heard plenty of “you can do anything you put your mind to” lectures in my time as a student. I get it. Dream big. But I also want to know the real stuff. What kind of job am I going to get when I graduate? How much… Read More ›

PSU Abington Education Club: Purse Drive

“Service Beyond Oneself” The mission of the Education Club at Penn State Abington is to actively listen to the needs of our partnership schools, and seek creative ways to supply the school with the materials to enhance the well-being of the students and their families. Last winter, partnership school Alexander McClure Elementary brought to our… Read More ›

Penn State Run at Abington a Success!

In loving memory of Deb Andress, They arrived early, all of them ready to hit the pavement. Sunglasses abound, water bottles everywhere, watches being adjusted to keep time. On this beautiful Saturday morning, one which the Abington area had not seen in a while, runners from all over, young and old came together for Penn… Read More ›

A message from Dr. Sandler….

Dear Alumni and Friends of Penn State Abington, I am writing to share with you the news that I intend to retire from my position as chancellor at the end of the calendar year. While I will miss this college community that I have come to love, the timing is right for me and for… Read More ›

Penn State Abington Baseball Team Gives Back

The Penn State Abington Baseball Team is not only focused on their on-field accomplishments, the team also carries supportive intentions off the field for Philabundance, Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization. For the last two years, the team has been devotedly volunteering twice per year – once each during the fall and spring seasons.  Before… Read More ›

Printing for Prosperity

Students at universities all over the world are using their entrepreneurial abilities to bring about positive actions in their communities. It is no different for us here at Penn State Abington. ENACTUS, which stands for ENtrepreneurial, ACTion and US, is a global non profit which helps college students use their entrepreneurial abilities to make a… Read More ›

Jacket Donation Drive!

A Message from the Education Club at Penn State Abington The Education Club has been working diligently in our community to serve others. Recently, we formalized three community partnerships with elementary schools in Philadelphia and Norristown; the schools are Anne Frank, McClure and Hancock. Each semester our junior education students travel to the sites and… Read More ›