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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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New Kensington students ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'

In honor of the International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence, more than 50 male and female students, faculty and staff at Penn State New Kensington participated in the and the sponsored “Walk a Mile in her Shoes” rally April 19, at the campus.
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Community visionary Kevin Bode to deliver commencement address at New Kensington

Kevin Bode, financial adviser and founder of Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington, will be the principle speaker at Penn State New Kensington’s spring commencement ceremony on May 6 in the Athletics Center.
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New Kensington accepts campus food drive challenge

The gauntlet was thrown down by Westmoreland County Food Bank. It was taken up by Penn State New Kensington. A food drive is underway and students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to show their Penn State spirit.
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New Kensington student Raven Brunner wins nationwide leadership scholarship

Penn State New Kensington student Raven Brunner earned a scholarship from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders to attend the organization’s annual conference May 31 to June 3 at the University of Maryland in College Park.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.

New Kensington alumni society bowlathon raises $7,100

The pins were falling, the scores were rising and the philanthropy was growing March 26 at the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society’s 15th annual Alumni Bowlathon. Through the generosity of alumni and friends, the society raised $7,100, which ties the record for the best total in bowlathon history.

PennTAP, FirstEnergy present energy efficiency workshop at New Kensington campus

Penn State’s Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) will team up with FirstEnergy for an energy conservation workshop from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Conference Center at Penn State New Kensington. The informational sessions on energy efficiency are designed for small- and mid-size manufacturers.
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Public safety enhanced at New Kensington campus

Already one of the safest campuses in Pennsylvania, Penn State New Kensington added another layer of protection and security in February with the appointment of James Lane as a full-time campus police officer.
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Michele Marcks named student life coordinator at New Kensington campus

Michele Marcks is the new assistant director of student affairs and student life coordinator at Penn State New Kensington. Marks, who joined the campus community on April 3, has experience in student development programming and student life.