Penn State Brandywine students celebrated International Mother Language Day by leading a Saturday morning storytime for local children at Tyler Arboretum on Feb. 22. The students, who are members of Brandywine’s Sustainovation and Multicultural clubs, read nature-themed books in a variety of languages.
2019 recipients of the John Roe Sustainability Awards, pictured above, each received a piece of handmade ceramic pottery by artist and Penn State graduate student John Domenico, who also spoke during the event.
Penn State IT awarded the 2019 Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) Advantage Contributors Institutional Leadership Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego on May 23, 2019. Pictured (left to right): Tony Anderson, Penn State learning tools and learning management system manager, TLT director of operations Terry O’Heron, and learning tools project manager Kristen Lytle at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego.
Fifty-five undergraduate students from across the country have arrived at Penn State to take part in the first-ever Drawdown Scholars Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Dubbed Drawdown Scholars, the students will spend eight weeks embedded in research programs across the University, with the aim of investigating positive solutions-orientated paths to take action on climate change.
Putting their classroom knowledge into practice, eight Penn State Brandywine students had a positive impact working with children and teachers at the Alexander K. McClure Elementary School in North Philadelphia throughout the spring semester.
Approximately 200 seventh- and ninth-grade girls from schools in the Greater Philadelphia area visited Penn State Brandywine on May 8 and May 17 for the campus’ annual Career Pathways for Girls events, which are part of Brandywine’s STEM Options program.
From “honeycombs” made with bright yellow boxes of Bisquick pancake mix and Lipton tea to a “castle” created with boxes of crackers and cereal, Penn State Brandywine students were up to the challenge to design and build structures along a sustainability theme in this year’s Un-Canny Competition.