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New Kensington’s Allison Nicklas third in nation in softball batting average

During a six-game swing through Florida, which opened the Penn State New Kensington softball season, Allison Nicklas hit for a .533 average, which is tops in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC), and third in the nation in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
Training session

Local companies develop workforces at New Kensington campus

Besides educating traditional (18-24-year-olds) students, Penn State New Kensington is at the forefront of providing educational choices for adult learners, including credit and noncredit courses for individuals already in the workforce.
Acceptance Reception

Open house at New Kensington for high school students, adult learners

Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to discover the benefits of attending Penn State New Kensington at an open house event on April 8. The Spring Open House program gives participants a chance to explore the University, meet with campus staff and faculty, and tour the campus with current students as hosts.
Scholarship dinner

Business and dining tips on the menu at New Kensington etiquette dinner

There won’t be singing candelabras or dancing dishes, but beauties and beasts ready to embark on careers in the workforce are invited to a four-course meal at Penn State New Kensington’s annual professional etiquette dinner on March 29, in the campus Conference Center.
PSNK awards

Nomination deadlines looming for New Kensington campus awards

The deadline for nominations for Penn State New Kensington’s Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award is March 22. The deadlines for Student Life awards — Penn State Spirit, Emerging Leader, Community Service and Who’s Who — is March 24.
Quiz Bowl

Freeport stings field for sixth Quiz Bowl title

After an unprecedented four-way tie for first-place, Freeport Area High School relied on superior numbers to capture the 2017 WEDIG Quiz Bowl championship March 9 in the Forum Theatre at Penn State New Kensington.
Blood drive

Community blood drive set for March 29 at New Kensington campus

Penn State New Kensington encourages blood donations from the campus, alumni and local community at the semiannual blood drive, set for March 29 in the Art Gallery.

New Kensington ‘All In’ with vocal artists

Performing artists Lady Caress and Jared Mahone will take the stage in Café 780 during the final weeks of the spring semester. Lady Caress, a spoken word artist, will bring her distinct style to the campus at 12:15 p.m. March 22. Mahone, a musical word artist, will perform his own songs at noon April 13. Both shows are free to the public.
High School painting

Reception for high school visual, performing artists at New Kensington campus

A reception for high school artists of the Alle-Kiski Arts Consortium is slated from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 13, at Penn State New Kensington. The young artists will discuss their works in the campus Art Gallery. The event is free to the public.
Students in Puerto Rico

New Kensington community service arm reaches mangroves of Puerto Rico

After spending Martin Luther King Jr. Day 60 miles from campus volunteering at nonprofit organizations in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Penn State New Kensington students are extending their sphere of influence and spending spring break week 1,700 miles from campus performing community service projects in San Juan, Puerto Rico.