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Engineering program at Philadelphia area campuses earns accreditation

Eighteen engineering bachelor’s degree programs in the Colleges of Engineering and Earth and Mineral Sciences have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). ABET is the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
Ezenwa Osuagwu in class

Ezenwa Osuagwu

PaSSS student Ezenwa Osuagwu at a workshop during Penn State Brandywine's 2015 convocation. 

Yanira Rodriguez meeting in class

Yanira Rodriguez

PaSSS student Yanira Rodriguez meeting with her academic advisor.  

PaSSS Students doing activities off campus

Ahead of the pack

VIDEO: A new summer program gives Brandywine students a head start on their Penn State education.

The Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) program

The PaSSS program at select Penn State campuses provides students with tools and resources to increase the likelihood that they will graduate and earn their Penn State degree on time, potentially saving thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.

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"General engineering is the mechanism. The design option is your focus."

Kathryn Jablokow, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Design and coordinator of the Philadelphia regional engineering degree program.

Back-to-school financial tips

Penn State Financial Literacy Manager Daad Rizk has compiled a list of six basic financial tips to help students successfully adapt to life away from home.

Professors travel to Jamaica to learn about embedded abroad programs

Professors from various Commonwealth Campuses took a trip to Jamaica to learn how to teach embedded abroad programs and spread the model to their own campuses.
Professor of Earth Science Laura Guertin

Brandywine professor honored with national STEM award

Penn State Brandywine Professor of Earth Science Laura Guertin has been selected to receive the INSIGHT Into Diversity 2015 Inspiring Women in STEM Award.
Berks Spring 2013 graduates processing to commencement on campus

New summer program for students offers 'Pathway to Success'

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.