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Brandywine students' food structures support sustainability

From “honeycombs” made with bright yellow boxes of Bisquick pancake mix and Lipton tea to a “castle” created with boxes of crackers and cereal, Penn State Brandywine students were up to the challenge to design and build structures along a sustainability theme in this year’s Un-Canny Competition.

Community takes center stage with Brandywine's Thanksgiving food drive

When Penn State Brandywine received a PepsiCo-funded Sustainable Communities Collaborative grant in 2017, the campus outlined local food insecurity as an issue it hoped to address. Most recently, students, faculty and staff banded together to combat food insecurity through the campus’ second annual Fixings for Thanksgiving Club Challenge.

Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia helps restore local high school on MLK Day

For the second year in a row, the team at Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia participated in the nation’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. On this day of service, the Penn State team joined more than 75 volunteers for a day of cleaning and restoration at Vaux Big Picture High School.

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.