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STEM Options Day at Penn State Brandywine

Seventh- and ninth-grade girls explore STEM careers at Penn State Brandywine

More than 300 seventh- and ninth-grade girls from schools in the Greater Philadelphia area visited Penn State Brandywine on May 10 and June 1 for the campus’ annual STEM Options Day.
Penn State COSSA delegation

Penn State delegation advocates for social sciences in Washington, DC

A group of Penn State researchers recently attended the Consortium of Social Science Association’s (COSSA) 2018 Science Policy Conference and Social Science Advocacy Day in Washington, DC.
Canstruction competition at Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine hosts Canstruction competition to benefit local food bank

Throughout the week of April 16-20, Penn State Brandywine hosted a CanstructionU competition to help raise awareness and support for hunger in the local community — an effort that will result in more than 2,000 cans of food being given to the Media Food Bank.
Lynn Hartle, professor of education at Penn State Brandywine.

Brandywine professor takes advocacy efforts to nation's capital

Lynn Hartle, professor of education at Penn State Brandywine, is well acquainted with the struggles faced by early childhood educators. Before beginning her career in higher education, she founded and directed a preschool program in Cookeville, Tennessee, and experienced some difficult years.
Meaghan Daly, Penn State Brandywine alumna

Penn State Brandywine supports economic growth in southeastern Pennsylvania

Penn State Brandywine is supporting entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development in southeastern Pennsylvania through its innovative Brandywine Boost program.
Penn State Brandywine THON dancers

Meet the THON dancers representing Penn State Brandywine in February

Most Penn Staters are familiar with THON, a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. According to its website, THON has raised more than $147 million to combat childhood cancer since its inception.
Penn State Admissions Philadelphia MLK Day 2018

Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia helps restore local high school on MLK Day

For the second year in a row, the team at Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia participated in the nation’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. On this day of service, the Penn State team joined more than 75 volunteers for a day of cleaning and restoration at Vaux Big Picture High School.
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.