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Brandywine student develops, leads community engagement project

This spring, Kevin Cauley and fellow Penn State Brandywine students Grace Smith and Christine Niche organized a trip to Philadelphia to clean the city’s streets and parks. They recruited nearly 15 students from both the Brandywine and York campuses to spend the afternoon disposing of litter and collecting recyclable items.
Girl looking through microscope

Seventh-grade girls explore STEM careers at Penn State Brandywine

Approximately 150 seventh-grade girls from schools in Delaware and Chester counties visited Penn State Brandywine May 12 for the campus’ 2016 STEM Options Day. The event was designed to give girls a day of exploration and discovery in STEM-related topics and careers. The workshop included 17 different sessions led by successful women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Students making Jared Boxes

Nursing students participate in Jared Box service project

The Penn State College of Nursing's honor society, Beta Sigma, selected the Jared Box Project as its service project for spring 2016. Created by nursing students at Penn State Schuylkill and several other Penn State campuses, Jared Boxes are shoebox-sized plastic containers full of toys, games and other items to help distract and entertain children who are in the hospital.
Adam Bivens, Angela Putman and Connor Harootunian stand together

Two Brandywine students present at national civic engagement conference

Penn State Brandywine students Adam Bivens and Connor Harootunian, along with Angela Putman, assistant professor of communication arts and sciences, presented at the 2016 IMPACT National Conference about how to create a public speaking college course around social justice.
David Hardison

Alumnus and current foreign affairs officer to return to Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine will host David Hardison, alumnus and U.S. Department of State foreign affairs officer, on April 7. Hardison will speak to Distinguished Professor of Political Science Stephen Cimbala’s classes at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Vairo Library, Room 111. An afternoon reception at 4 p.m. in the Tomezsko Lounge will be held for students, faculty and staff to meet Hardison.
Veteran standing next to American flag.

Penn State Brandywine named a military friendly school

Penn State Brandywine has been named a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

THON 2016 - Believe Beyond Boundaries

Penn State Brandywine THON ranked in the top 10 among Penn State Commonwealth campuses by raising nearly $20,000 in the fight against pediatric cancer. 

Stand for State

Stand for State Abington

Penn State Abington students and staff marked the launch of Stand for State on Jan. 28.