Penn State Brandywine recently gained designation from Campus Pride as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning-friendly (LGBTQ) university. The campus becomes one of only 10 universities and colleges from across Pennsylvania granted this classification.
Starting this summer, Penn State is piloting a program designed to provide freshmen at seven campuses the opportunity to earn scholarships while taking classes, working and developing a support network. Called “Pathway to Success: Summer Start Program” or PaSSS, the program is aimed at providing financial and educational support to students, while at the same time helping them graduate on time.
Penn State Brandywine recently received certification from the Pennsylvania State Master Gardeners to be a Pennsylvania Pollinator Friendly Garden. This comes after the White House announced the first national strategy to promote the health of pollinators.
In just its second year in existence, the Penn State Brandywine women’s softball team recently claimed its first Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Championship after a hard-fought 11-8 victory against Penn State Hazleton.
Kimberly Bowen, an upcoming junior at Penn State, recently received the Council on Undergraduate Research - Geosciences Division (GeoCUR) Award for Excellence in Student Research for her work establishing four Picture Post Project locations at Penn State Brandywine.