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Engineering project


A Horsham Township Public Works employee run StormBot, a mobile robot developed by Penn State Abington engineering students, through a field test. 

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Engineering design

Horsham Township official Dennis Haggerty holds Stormbot, which Penn State Abington and Brandywine senior engineering students developed with guidance from Bob Avanzato, associate professor of engineering, right.

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Engineering field test

Charles Liggett, a Penn State Abington senior in the multidisciplinary engineering program, and Horsham Public Works Director Dennis Haggerty review the Stormbot video on the console at the field test.

Penn State students doing service

Brandywine student develops, leads community engagement project

This spring, Kevin Cauley and fellow Penn State Brandywine students Grace Smith and Christine Niche organized a trip to Philadelphia to clean the city’s streets and parks. They recruited nearly 15 students from both the Brandywine and York campuses to spend the afternoon disposing of litter and collecting recyclable items.
Girl looking through microscope

Seventh-grade girls explore STEM careers at Penn State Brandywine

Approximately 150 seventh-grade girls from schools in Delaware and Chester counties visited Penn State Brandywine May 12 for the campus’ 2016 STEM Options Day. The event was designed to give girls a day of exploration and discovery in STEM-related topics and careers. The workshop included 17 different sessions led by successful women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Students making Jared Boxes

Nursing students participate in Jared Box service project

The Penn State College of Nursing's honor society, Beta Sigma, selected the Jared Box Project as its service project for spring 2016. Created by nursing students at Penn State Schuylkill and several other Penn State campuses, Jared Boxes are shoebox-sized plastic containers full of toys, games and other items to help distract and entertain children who are in the hospital.
Adam Bivens, Angela Putman and Connor Harootunian stand together

Two Brandywine students present at national civic engagement conference

Penn State Brandywine students Adam Bivens and Connor Harootunian, along with Angela Putman, assistant professor of communication arts and sciences, presented at the 2016 IMPACT National Conference about how to create a public speaking college course around social justice.
David Hardison

Alumnus and current foreign affairs officer to return to Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine will host David Hardison, alumnus and U.S. Department of State foreign affairs officer, on April 7. Hardison will speak to Distinguished Professor of Political Science Stephen Cimbala’s classes at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Vairo Library, Room 111. An afternoon reception at 4 p.m. in the Tomezsko Lounge will be held for students, faculty and staff to meet Hardison.