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Mussie Tesfay of Penn State Brandywine

A dream that spanned continents

Mussie Tesfay’s path to Penn State included several unexpected twists. An electrical engineering major attending Penn State Brandywine, Tesfay was born in Ethiopia where his family faced a series of political difficulties following the Eritrean-Ethiopian war.
Earth and Space Science Partnership

How a Penn State partnership reshaped science education

The Earth and Space Science Partnership, a program funded by the National Science Foundation, is designed to help Pennsylvania science teachers build upon their understanding and teaching of big ideas in Earth and space science.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

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.
Nittany Lion Sewing at Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine completes 50 service projects to celebrate 50th anniversary

Students, faculty, staff and alumni came together to complete 50 community service projects in 50 hours to celebrate Brandywine’s 50th anniversary.
Brandywine students made midnight deliveries of cake, ice cream and cookies

Riddle Hospital emergency room

Brandywine students made midnight deliveries of cake, ice cream and cookies to the Riddle Hospital emergency room, the Upper Darby police department and the Delaware County 911 center to thank them for their service on the overnight shift.

Brian Reynolds at the Media Food Bank

Media Food Bank

Brian Reynolds, a member of the Marketing and Communications Club and baseball team, helped with food distribution at the Media Food Bank.

Kezi Li and Alexandria Hatchett at the Providence Animal Center.

Providence Animal Center

Kezi Li and Alexandria Hatchett, members of the Multicultural Club on campus, assisted with property clean up at the Providence Animal Center.

Bill Tyson cleans the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial

Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial

Bill Tyson, Brandywine’s marketing and communications director and coordinator of the 50 projects in 50 hours initiative, cleaned plaques at the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial at Rose Tree Park.

Carly Dill made cards for children who are hospitalized

Brandywine sophomore Carly Dill

Sophomore Carly Dill made cards for children who are hospitalized, while students behind her work on making blankets.

Brandywine students at the Fair Acres autumn dance

Fair Acres autumn dance

Members of Brandywine Benefiting THON and the Nittany Lion attended the autumn dance held for residents of the Fair Acres Geriatric Center.  The students interacted and danced with the residents to make sure they had an enjoyable evening.