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The Commons/Athletic Center at Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s Commons/Athletic Center undergoes renovation

After opening its first residence hall and student union in 2017, Penn State Brandywine plans to give one of its older buildings, the Commons/Athletic Center, a major upgrade.
Orchard Hall at Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s Orchard Hall earns LEED Silver certification for sustainability

Penn State Brandywine’s Orchard Hall has received LEED Silver certification for its sustainable design and environmental performance. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and has become a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement.
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.
Penn State Brandywine library

Brandywine’s Vairo Library keeps pace in ever-shifting learning environment

Penn State Brandywine’s Vairo Library has undergone decades of progress since its building opened in 1979, and one librarian has witnessed much of that change personally.

Committee recommends approval for Abington and Brandywine housing projects

A vote Thursday (Nov. 19) to recommend residential housing projects at Penn State’s Abington and Brandywine campuses to the University’s Board of Trustees was logged by the Committee on Finance, Business, and Capital Planning.