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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Computer courses

New Kensington campus offers noncredit computer software courses during summer

Noncredit courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education at Penn State New Kensington include training for OSHA standards, working with the computer software program Excel, and programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Geared to adult learners, the courses do not carry college credit and are designed to meet specific skill developments.

Group discussion at New Kensington offers clues about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Examining the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the focus of a community assembly on June 14 at Penn State New Kensington. The annual program, "One Book, One Community," will probe the book, “Arthur and Sherlock Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes,” by acclaimed author Michael Sims.
Chancellor and Son

New Kensington’s 58th commencement a spring ‘homecoming’

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider often refers to the campus community as “family.” The 58th spring commencement exercises May 6 epitomized the truism as five former students returned to the campus to receive their degrees.
 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol, students on steps

Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.

New Kensington’s ‘Off the Wall pARTy’ to celebrate art and culture on June 16

Creative skill, imagination and intellectual achievement — the humanities — will be in the limelight at Penn Sate New Kensington’s first “Off the Wall pARTy,” from 6 to 10:30 p.m. June 16 at venues across the campus.
Shannon Josefoski

Shannon Josefoski named Walker Award winner at New Kensington campus

After holding two of the most prominent student leadership positions on campus, Shannon Josefoski, a junior project and supply-chain management major from Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, was named the 2017 recipient of the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award on April 28 at the Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony at Penn State New Kensington.
Commencement grads and faculty

Spring commencement set for May 6 at New Kensington; list of candidates

Seventy-five Penn State New Kensington graduates will earn their baccalaureate and associate degrees on May 6, in the campus Athletics Center. Kevin Bode, financial adviser and founder of Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington, will deliver the commencement address, “All We Knead is Love.”
Awards ceremony

New Kensington alumni society co-hosts reception for student award winners

For the seventh consecutive year, the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society will co-sponsor the reception for student honorees at Penn State New Kensington's annual Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony.