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Maddie Malfara of Penn State Brandywine

How Maddie Malfara spent her summer: internships at Brandywine

During the school year, Penn State Brandywine junior Maddie Malfara is a very active student -- dividing her time between playing on the softball team, serving as secretary of the Lion Ambassadors club and, of course, staying on top of her classes.
Ashley Austin and Emily Battista of Penn State Brandywine

Internships at hospice center inspire Penn State Brandywine HDFS majors

Penn State Brandywine’s major in human development and family studies (HDFS) prepares students to work with people in all stages of life. While many HDFS majors complete their mandatory internship by working with children, two Brandywine students chose the opposite end of the spectrum: hospice and palliative care.