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Call for artwork donations for upcoming art gala

Penn State New Kensington holds call for artists to submit artwork for consideration for the 2018 "Off the Wall pARTy."
Charcoal drawing by Lauren Scavo

Regional artist Lauren Scavo to be featured in New Kensington gallery

The Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery features charcoal drawings by regional artist Lauren Scavo throughout February.

Faculty and staff learn about revised general education requirements

Margaret Slattery, assistant dean of the Office for General Education, recently visited Penn State New Kensington to discuss the University's new general education requirements.
Curtis Hill

Curtis Hill to bring inspirational message to New Kensington

The Penn State New Kensington Office of Student Affairs welcomes Curtis Hill on Feb. 7 for a free public lecture.
Conference room door at The Corner

February programming planned at The Corner entrepreneurial center

Two upcoming programs at Penn State New Kensington’s entrepreneurial center, The Corner, aim to open campus and community members’ minds about ideation and understanding business financial statements.
Dr. Kevin Snider addresses attendees of the campus Unity Dinner.

Celebration of Unity Dinner draws standing-room-only crowd at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington hosted its ninth annual Celebration of Unity Dinner on Jan. 25. More than 160 attendees from the campus and local communities gathered for the event.
Faculty and staff listen to presentation

Idea TestLab invites entrepreneurs in New Kensington area to explore ideas

Penn State New Kensington plans upcoming Idea TestLab for those wanting to make their ideas a reality. The free, four-workshop series will be held at The Corner entrepreneurial center in February.
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.
Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

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.