Penn State Abington is the second home for Abu, an 8-foot sculpture that explores what it means to be human and to experience a family member who is ill or aging. It was torn apart by a freak storm when it was initially installed in the river at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia.
The public is invited to Penn State Abington on Feb. 27 for two lectures highlighting a faculty member's new book on the practice of imaginative literature in the early modern period and a visiting professor's work on satire.
Penn State Abington invites the community to a free performance of the acclaimed show "Heart Ripped Out Twice And So Can You!" by actor, writer and director Linnea Bond on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. Bond describes her show as a comedy, mostly, about pain with her raw honesty driving a compelling story about illness, love and loss.
Jimmy Link and Aly Mullen, who graduated from Penn State Abington in 2019, will join their Penn State families when they marry in June. Both of their parents and siblings all graduated from University Park, and, with two exceptions, they were all enrolled at Abington at some point during their Penn State careers.
Arts funder and music critic Don Palmer will lead the conversation around the relationship between art, culture, and commerce and chart a future in which creativity can thrive in communities of care over dinner at Penn State Abington on Feb. 29.
Tina Hennessey and her husband, who were both the first in their families to attend college, are supporting first generation students at Penn State Abington with funding for programs that connect them to mentors and resources to keep them on the path to earning their degrees.
The national College Sports Communicators organization awarded Greg Pellegrino, the sports information director at Penn State Abington, its annual Bob Kenworthy Community Service Award for civic involvement, community service and accomplishments both within and outside the profession.
Taylor LaPage, president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and a multi-sport player at Penn State Abington, attended the NCAA national convention in Phoenix last month with Erin Foley, the director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation.
Penn State campuses across the commonwealth will be holding events in honor of Black History Month. Here’s a look at some of the events and opportunities taking place at the University’s campuses during the month of February.