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Andrea Gilbert

Health care executive to address Brandywine’s fall commencement

Bryn Mawr Hospital President Andrea Gilbert will speak at Brandywine’s fall commencement on Dec. 15.
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Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
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Happy 50th Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first day of classes on Sept. 25 with cakes featuring historical photos, ice cream and apple pie.  The campus property had been both a dairy farm and apple orchard in the past. Chancellor Kristin Woolever (center) and the Nittany Lion were joined at the celebration by four members of the campus community who share Brandywine’s Sept. 25 birthday:  Head Softball Coach Mark Caserta, sophomore Brian Reynolds, freshman Brandon Welden and part-time instructor Thomas “Max” Guerin.

Penn State Brandywine's new Student Union.

Student Union

Penn State Brandywine's new Student Union. 

Penn State Brandywine ribbon cutting

Brandywine celebrates opening of Orchard Hall, Student Union

University leaders, campus representatives and local elected officials celebrated the completion of Penn State Brandywine’s two newest buildings with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 23. Orchard Hall is the campus’ first residence hall, while the Student Union includes the dining hall and other services.

Laura Hansplant

Growing Brandywine: A peek into the landscaping process

Opening a new building takes years of planning, research and attention to detail. At Penn State Brandywine, hundreds of contractors have worked together to make the campus’ two newest buildings — Orchard Hall and the Student Union — just right for incoming students.
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Penn State purchases Council on Undergraduate Research membership

The Office of Undergraduate Education and the Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses have collaborated to purchase an Enhanced Institutional Membership for Penn State in the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
Brandywine residence hall student

Brandywine residence hall student

Penn State Brandywine sophomore Lindsay Koch became the first residential student in the campus' history when she moved into the newly built Orchard Hall on Aug. 11. Koch is a resident assistant and vice president of the student government association.

Penn State Brandywine PaSSS

Brandywine students confidently ‘PaSSS’ their first summer at Penn State

For many newly minted college students, the first few weeks on campus can be daunting. That’s why several Penn State campuses, including Brandywine, launched the Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) program in 2015.
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Brandywine receives Pepsi Challenge Grant for sustainability work

Penn State Brandywine has been selected as one of five Commonwealth campuses to receive a $5,000 grant through Pepsico. As grant recipients, the Brandywine campus will partner with the University’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC) to address sustainability issues throughout the state.

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