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Kristen Goessling

Brandywine professor receives grant to explore creation of a new minor

Thanks to Kristen Goessling, assistant professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Brandywine, a new minor may be in the works for Penn State students.
Brandywine’s Margaret Bacheler

Brandywine’s Margaret Bacheler attends National Skills Summit in D.C.

Margaret Bacheler, director of continuing education at Penn State Brandywine, recently took part in a 14-member state delegation to the National Skills Summit in Washington, D.C.
Penn State Brandywine’s THON Dancers

Meet the three Brandywine students dancing at THON 2017

Most Penn Staters are familiar with THON, a completely student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. The organization’s efforts culminate each year with a 46-hour dance marathon in the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park, to which each participating Penn State campus sends dancers as representatives.

Seed grants foster engineering research collaborations among Penn State campuses

Penn State’s Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and College of Engineering have created a seed grant program to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth Campuses.
Cara Colantuono

Penn State alumna’s nonprofit harbors homeless veterans

After earning her bachelor's degree in human development and family studies from the Brandywine campus, Penn State alumna Cara Colantuono went on to start Support Homeless Veterans (SHV) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among U.S. veterans in the Philadelphia region.
“A Doll’s House”

Brandywine instructor directs 'A Doll’s House' for Players Club of Swarthmore

Starting Feb. 10, Deb Braak, instructor in theatre at Penn State Brandywine, will move a staple of her Brandywine theatre courses from the classroom to the stage. Braak is currently directing a modernized rendition of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play “A Doll’s House” for the Players Club of Swarthmore.
Brandywine students skate

Brandywine students skate to celebrate campus anniversary

On Jan. 31, Penn State Brandywine’s gymnasium was converted into a roller rink as the campus paid homage to its roots. Penn State Delaware County opened in the fall of 1967 in temporary space underneath a roller skating rink in Chester. It remained there until late 1970, when the Main Building was completed at the current location in Middletown Township, about 10 miles away.
Mesa and Oh

International scholars pursue research in engineering, literature at Brandywine

This spring, Penn State Brandywine is hosting two international scholars: Jaime Mesa of Colombia and Hojin Oh of South Korea.
Penn State Brandywine at MLK Day

Brandywine students participate in nation’s largest MLK Day service event

On Jan. 16, students from Penn State Brandywine attended Girard College’s 22nd annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service event, celebrating King’s legacy through a day of community service.
Penn State Brandywine's Residence Hall

Assistant director of residence life makes Brandywine home for future students

Before students move into Penn State Brandywine’s new residence hall in August 2017, a team of campus staff members will have put hundreds of hours into making the building a home. Spearheading that effort is Interim Assistant Director of Residence Life Iris Richardson.

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