Today is Giving Tuesday, a global celebration of generosity and Penn State Brandywine is looking for generous donors to help support its athletics program and its campus garden.
Brandywine Athletics is about making the grade in the classroom and on the field of play. The fundraising goal for Penn State Brandywine Athletics this Giving Tuesday is to raise $5,000.
The Penn State Brandywine Campus Garden provides a venue and incubator for education, research and community engagement projects centered on urban horticulture, enhancing natural areas and sustainability.
The fundraising goal is to raise $2,500.
Penn State Brandywine at 25 Yearsley Mill Road in Media opened in 1967 and is one of 19 Penn State Commonwealth Campuses (and 24 total locations) across the state.
Penn State Brandywine is Philadelphia’s “next-door” neighbor, located on 112 acres of parklike grounds in the Media/Middletown part of Delaware County.
Brandywine offers four-year baccalaureate degree programs in 13 fields of study.
The campus also offers the first two years of study in most of the over 275 baccalaureate degree programs available throughout the University.
Two associate degree programs (Business and Letters, Arts, and Sciences) also are available.
Students can augment their studies with Internships, undergraduate research, and international study programs.
When it opened in 1967, the campus enrolled 236 students,11 faculty members and 600 volumes in its library.
Today, 1,400 students are enrolled at the campus and are served by 132 faculty members and a library containing more than 50,000 volumes. In addition, several thousand residents are served annually through Continuing and Professional Education outreach programs that meet at the campus and at other facilities throughout the region.