Sneak Peek at Penn State Brandywine's

New Residence Hall

Delaware County Council toured Penn State Brandywine's new residence hall and student union building in Middletown on July 19. Crews are wrapping up the construction and students are set to move in in August. The residence hall, named Orchard Hall, is a four-story, 73,000-square-foot building that will house 250 students and will include student recreation space. The student union is a two-story, 31,000-square-foot building that will include student recreation areas, the campus bookstore, conference space, student affairs offices, and a new dining facility, which will have seating for 300 students. The official opening and ribbon cutting is scheduled for August 23.

From left: Councilman Michael Culp, Chairman Mario Civera Jr., Councilman Dave White, Councilman John McBlain, Vice Chair Colleen Morrone and Penn State Brandywine's Director of Marketing and Communications Bill Tyson.