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2017 THON at the Bryce Jordan Center

Penn State New Kensington THON committee plans fundraisers

The New Kensington THON committee is planning two upcoming fundraisers to benefit the fight against childhood cancer.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
2016 New Kensington Unity Dinner guests seated in Conference Center

Unity Week events planned at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington will celebrate the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and promote diversity and inclusion through a series of events during the campus’ Unity Week, held from Jan. 22. to 31.
Penn State Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
New Kensington students see production of "The Color Purple"

New Kensington students have opportunity to see Broadway musical

Penn State New Kensington students can purchase tickets to the upcoming Broadway tour production of "Wicked" in Pittsburgh. The event is part of the "Penn State in Pittsburgh" activity series for students.
New Kensington Art Gallery - January 2018 - Art Educator Exhibit Introduction

New Kensington art gallery features regional art educators

The "Practice What We Teach" exhibit is featured in Penn State New Kensington's Art Gallery throughout January 2018. The showcase features multimedia works from current and retired art educators throughout western Pennsylvania.
The Nittany Lion shrine dons graduation mortarboard

Class of 2017 prepares for commencement at New Kensington

New Kensington campus prepares for December commencement ceremony
Library chairs and tables in the Penn State New Kensington library

New Kensington campus to close for winter break Dec. 22; art gallery open

New Kensington to close for winterbreak; art gallery open
New Kensington faculty publications line a table in the library during annual celebration

New Kensington faculty lauded for publications, awards, promotions

Penn State New Kensington celebrated faculty publications, awards and promotions from throughout the year at the annual Faculty Publications Party on Dec. 6 in the Elizabeth S. Blissell Library.
Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron is joined by Westmoreland County and New Kensington leadership for the opening of The Corner.

Penn State New Kensington sparks collaboration with new entrepreneurial center

Penn State New Kensington celebrated the grand opening of its entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Dec. 6. Penn State President Eric Barron joined the campus and Westmoreland County leadership for the event.