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Abington honor student shares story of opioid addiction to support others

Erin Bergner, a Penn State Abington junior, is motivated, to say the least: She carries extra courses so she can graduate early, works in a faculty research lab, and holds down another part-time job. And all the while she is managing her recovery from opioid addiction and telling her story on ShareYourOpioidStory.com to help reduce stigma and support others in the grip of addiction. "We're not just a statistic, we're individuals with hopes, dreams, and struggles," said Bergner.
Bonnie Levinthal Abington

Abington artist explores another world in the Arctic

Bonnie Levinthal, associate professor of art at Penn State Abington, spent 18 days working with other artists and scientists near the Arctic Circle last fall. Levinthal’s Arctic-inspired exhibit, "Another World; by a route obscure … ", is on view through Feb. 24 at Napoleon gallery in Philadelphia.
Chevelle Thomas is a Penn State Brandywine Lion Ambassador.

Student workers gain experience at Penn State Brandywine

Student workers are an integral part of campus life at Penn State Brandywine. While gaining valuable skills and experience, they also provide support in critical areas of campus operations, including Student Affairs, tech support, food services and Lion Ambassadors.
Abington THON

Countdown to THON: Meet the Abington dancers

These Penn State Abington dancers are gearing up for the 46-hour no sitting, no standing dance marathon, which will be held the weekend of Feb. 15 at University Park.
York THON Dancers 2019

Personal experiences motivate students to put on their dancin' shoes for THON

Mother, uncle, friend — each of Penn State York’s THON dancers has experienced cancer though the loss of someone they knew well. Justin Neal lost his mother to cervical cancer eight years ago. Yaribeth Ocasio lost her uncle to prostate cancer, and Kelsey Haines lost a friend and former Penn State York student to leukemia. All three will represent their campus in the fight against pediatric cancer at the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, Feb. 15-17 at the Bryce Jordan Center.