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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Penn State Brandywine's EURECA

Penn State Brandywine students showcase their research at EURECA

Each year, Penn State Brandywine honors students during its annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research Enterprise and Creative Accomplishment (EURECA). The event serves as an opportunity for Brandywine undergraduates to present their research and other endeavors to the campus community after months of hard work.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
John Navickas of Penn State Brandywine

After serving overseas, Marine Corps vet pursues degree at Brandywine

While most high school seniors were signing their university housing contracts, John Navickas was signing a different agreement: his enlistment papers for the United States Marine Corps.
Penn State Brandywine's Kimberly Blockett

Brandywine professor receives fellowships from NEH, Harvard University

Several years ago, Kimberly Blockett, associate professor of English at Penn State Brandywine, stumbled across a little-known historical figure whose life would become the focus of her research. Today, Blockett has become the primary documenter of the figure’s life — and her work has caught the eyes of scholars across the country.
Penn State Brandywine in the French Riviera

Brandywine travels to French Riviera for study abroad during spring break

During spring break, 37 Penn State Brandywine students came together for a week abroad in the French Riviera.
Yasmine Baroody, Penn State Brandywine Alumna

Unexpected opportunity leads former Brandywine student to success at J.P. Morgan

Yasmine Baroody, a J.P. Morgan employee and Penn State alumna, almost walked right past her future career.
Meg Wieger finished high school early to pursue her dream of becoming a country music singer. Now, she’s pursuing another dream: earning a college degree and beginning a career in the renewable energy industry.

For adult learners, study abroad one step toward realizing dreams

For adult learners, a study abroad component can pose unique challenges. But adult learners — many with full-time jobs, families or both — have found ways to successfully juggle the tasks to make studying abroad a reality.

Multicultural Resource Center announces annual senior, faculty/staff awards

The Multicultural Resource Center will host its 26th annual Senior Awards and Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Reception from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 6 in Robb Hall in the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The reception is a chance to honor faculty, staff and graduating seniors who have done a phenomenal job at promoting diversity and multiculturalism on campus.
John DiMaio

Students, faculty honored at Brandywine’s Academic Recognition Ceremony

Penn State Brandywine honored students and faculty for their achievements and excellence in academia at its annual Academic Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, March 21.

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