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Peris Wambui Wamoni of Penn State Brandywine

Former Brandywine international student wins University-wide award

Peris Wambui Wamoni, a double major in biology and international studies, recently won Penn State’s Ardeth and Norman Frisbey International Student Award. The award honors a full-time, international student who has made outstanding contributions to international understanding on campus through academic, athletic, campus life or community service initiatives. This past semester, she transitioned from Penn State Brandywine to the University Park campus.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
Andrea Gilbert

Hospital executive addresses graduates at Brandywine’s fall commencement

Penn State Brandywine awarded 58 diplomas at its fall commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15. Chancellor Kristin Woolever welcomed the graduates, families and friends who gathered in the Commons/Athletic Center on campus.
Thanksgiving food drive at Penn State Brandywine

Thanksgiving food drive brings the Brandywine campus closer together

In the spirit of gratitude and community service, student clubs at Penn State Brandywine rallied to participate in a campus-wide Thanksgiving food drive this November.
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.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

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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