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Penn State Brandywine Athletics Mission Statement

Penn State Brandywine Athletics is committed to creating an environment for student-athletes to achieve academic and athletic success. Athletics is dedicated to the overall development of the student-athlete as it relates to personal growth, leadership and career development, preparing student-athletes for life following graduation. Student-athletes who participate in athletics at Penn State Brandywine will gain invaluable life skills such as teamwork, communication, dedication, and discipline.

Penn State Brandywine Athletics provides opportunities for participation, community service and meaningful connections, enriching the college experience for all students. These educational experiences and opportunities outside of the classroom will complement the larger University mission, while upholding both University and campus values.


    Integrity - We act with integrity in accordance with the highest academic, professional, and ethical standards.
    Respect - We respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse, inclusive, and safe community.
    Responsibility - We act responsibly and hold ourselves accountable for our decisions, actions, and their consequences.
    Discovery - Through advanced research and scholarship, we seek and create new knowledge and understanding, and foster creativity and innovation, for society’s benefit.
    Excellence - We strive for excellence in all of our endeavors as individuals, an institution, and a leader in higher education and research.
    Community - We work together for the betterment of our University, the communities we serve, and the world.


    Connection –  We cultivate meaningful relationships between members of our community that create a sense of belonging, shared identity, and wellbeing.
    Equity – We act to increase access and full participation of historically and currently marginalized groups, and to eliminate disparities in student success and professional fulfillment.
    Sustainability – We strive to be good stewards of our economy, our people, and our environment to promote healthy, resilient, and inclusive communities.