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Judge Nathaniel Nichols at Penn State Brandywine

Judge encourages Brandywine graduates to plan for future goals

A Delaware County judge encouraged graduates at Penn State Brandywine’s spring commencement ceremony to be specific about future goals and write them down, sharing that when he decided that becoming a judge was a career goal, he wrote “your honor” on his computer screen so he would be reminded of that objective every day.

Free showing of 'Bag It' set for April 18 at Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine’s sustainability committee invites students, staff, faculty and the local community to a free showing of “Bag It,” a documentary film exposing the effects of plastic bags and other plastic consumer merchandise on the ecosystem. The film will be shown at 6:30 p.m. on April 18 in Room 101 of the Main Building.
Madeline Malfara of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine students showcase their research at annual campus exhibition

Students at Penn State Brandywine had the opportunity to present their research to the campus community at Brandywine’s annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research Enterprise and Creative Accomplishment (EURECA) on Tuesday, April 3.
Penn State Brandywine's 50th Anniversary Gala

Brandywine to host gala benefiting student scholarships May 11

Penn State Brandywine will host its 50th Anniversary Gala at 6 p.m. on May 11. The 1960s-themed, black-tie-optional evening of food and entertainment will be held in the campus’ new Student Union. Proceeds will benefit Brandywine’s emergency scholarship fund.
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.
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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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.

Students clapping at Commencement

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Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

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