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Mussie Tesfay of Penn State Brandywine

A dream that spanned continents

Mussie Tesfay’s path to Penn State included several unexpected twists. An electrical engineering major attending Penn State Brandywine, Tesfay was born in Ethiopia where his family faced a series of political difficulties following the Eritrean-Ethiopian war.
Joseph Nocella of Penn State Brandywine

Retiring instructor reflects on 18 years at Penn State Brandywine

After a successful 18-year career at Penn State Brandywine, Joseph Nocella, part-time instructor in arts and humanities, will retire this spring.
Penn State Brandywine in Liverpool and London

Penn State in England: Brandywine students spend break in Liverpool, London

In November, a group of students from Penn State Brandywine, Abington and World Campus made the most of their Thanksgiving break with a trip to Liverpool and London, England.
Pouladvand and Marquit of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine student tackles year of research with energy

When Pedram Pouladvand, a psychology major at Penn State Brandywine, realized how many of his peers depend on energy drinks to get through the week, he decided it was time to educate himself and others on the drinks’ psychological impacts.
Penn State Brandywine in South Korea

Five weeks in South Korea: Brandywine goes global

Through a partnership between Penn State Brandywine’s Office of Global Programs and the University’s Education Abroad program, students at Penn State Brandywine had the opportunity to spend five weeks studying abroad in Seoul, South Korea, during summer 2017.
Peggy Signorella of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s newest distinguished professor starts work on campus

Joining the Penn State Brandywine faculty this fall is Peggy Signorella, distinguished professor of psychology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies. Signorella has long held connections to the University — first as a student, and in recent years, as an instructor and mentor.
Mick Yoder in the bio lab

Cooper, Rosenberg Fellowship recipients chosen at Penn State Brandywine

Three faculty members at Penn State Brandywine were recently awarded the Cooper and Rosenberg Fellowships for their contributions to research and higher education.
Group photo of Nannette D'Imperio, Terri Quiambao, Fawzia Salahuddin, Shaimun Alam, Ifreet Rahman, and Laura Kraya.

Brandywine students, faculty create new club celebrating female STEM majors

When Shaimun Alam, Ifreet Rahman and Fawzia Salahuddin came to Penn State Brandywine, they were already used to working together and getting things done. Now they've created a new, all-inclusive club to support women in STEM majors.
Mitch Engleka

Engineering student turns summer internship into part-time job

When Mitch Engleka decided to change his major, it seemed like a pretty simple switch -- just from one type of engineering to another.
Joshua Beauchamp of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s engineering program brings student’s dreams full circle

Joshua Beauchamp’s lifelong passion for robotics introduced him to Penn State Brandywine. Today, as a Brandywine student, he is introducing grade-school students to the world of robotics.

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