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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.
Penn State Brandywine’s THON Dancers

Meet the three Brandywine students dancing at THON 2017

Most Penn Staters are familiar with THON, a completely student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. The organization’s efforts culminate each year with a 46-hour dance marathon in the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park, to which each participating Penn State campus sends dancers as representatives.
Two women celebrating Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations, food drives bring Penn State communities together

Each year, Penn State students, faculty and staff get together to celebrate Thanksgiving, learn about traditions and create their own. Here is a look at the food drives and dinners at Penn State locations around the state.