Archimedes’ spheres and cylinders and Pythagoras’ right triangles and hypotenuses were scrutinized and unraveled Feb. 15 by nearly 100 students from high schools in the western Pennsylvania region at the American Mathematics Competition at Penn State New Kensington.
More than 170 national and local employers offering internships and jobs will be at the Western Pennsylvania Career Services (WestPACS) Association's Spring Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Monroeville Convention Center.
The Chancellor's Cup, emblematic of bowling supremacy at Penn State New Kensington, is up for grabs as campus students, faculty and staff test their mettle in the annual event to determine the best bowlers on campus. The intramural tournament is held in conjunction with the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society's 15th annual Alumni Bowlathon on March 26 at the Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell.
After months of working out in the fitness center, monitoring their food intake, and soliciting monetary donations, Penn State New Kensington students Shannon Josefoski and Chad Navarro are primed for two days of dancing at the annual Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, set for Feb. 17 to 19 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.
Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider previewed the new Entrepreneurial Center Feb. 10 at a meeting of local business leaders and city and county officials in the new Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington.
Penn State New Kensington forward Shane Baronner led the Penn State University Athletic Conference in field goal accuracy with a .657 percentage. The 6-foot-3 sophomore connected on 65 of 99 attempts and averaged 8.1 points per game.
Jennifer Gilley, head librarian at Penn State University Libraries’ Elisabeth S. Blissell Library at Penn State New Kensington, has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Career Achievement Award. The award honors significant longstanding contributions to women’s studies in the field of librarianship over the course of a career.
In his last home game, senior Jordan Williams broke the 1,000-career-point barrier Feb. 7 as he scored 27 points to lead Penn State New Kensington to an 82-72 victory over Penn State Beaver in the Athletics Center.