One of Penn State Brandywine’s newest clubs, Musicians Collaborative, has wasted no time sparking creativity and collaboration on campus. Although it is only three semesters old, the club has quickly integrated itself into campus programming and social life.
On Nov. 17, contemporary pianist and composer Glenn Williams will perform at Penn State Brandywine. The performance will take place at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101 of the Main Building. Williams, a versatile musician with a master’s degree in piano performance, has played in venues such as Walt Disney World and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-17 Penn State laureate, will visit Penn State Brandywine at noon on Oct. 18 to present “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving.” Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to join Strzelec in Room 113 of the Main Building for her presentation.
The Penn State Brandywine volleyball team closed out league play in second place, while both Brandywine soccer teams moved closer to securing the No. 1 seed in their respective conference tournaments last week
Hunger is not a distant social issue — it's one that impacts thousands of local individuals, including college students. At Penn State Brandywine, students, faculty and staff have taken action to combat student hunger by creating a new campus service: a food pantry called the Brandywine CUB-Board.
As we near the end of the regular season, Penn State Brandywine fall teams are fighting to secure positions in the Penn State University Athletic Conference Tournament in men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball.
For Peris Wambui Wamoni, a Kenyan international student, arriving at Penn State Brandywine was the realization of a lifelong desire. “I always knew I wanted to study abroad,” she said. “I don’t think I have ever pursued something as passionately in my life.”
Miranda Biondi, a 2016 Penn State graduate who attended the Brandywine campus, applied for a position at Nobel Learning Communities after hearing about the job opportunity through the Student Career Connection, an email provided by Brandywine’s career services office. She ended up accepting an unexpected role within the company and making an unexpected friend.