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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.
2017 THON at the Bryce Jordan Center

2017 THON at the Bryce Jordan Center

View of the Bryce Jordan Center at the University Park campus during THON 2017.  THON, formally known as the Penn State Interfraternity Council/ Panhellenic Dance Marathon, culminates with a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping marathon to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund and the fight against pediatric cancer.

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 fight against childhood cancer.
New Kensington students participate in MLK Jr. Day of Service

New Kensington students participate in regional MLK Jr. Day of Service

Penn State New Kensington students volunteered Jan. 15 for a regional MLK Jr. Day of Service in Erie with students from seven other western campuses.  Pictured (left to right): Ally Clark, Tyler Campbell, Shannon Josefoski and Ashley Worlds.

Penn State Alumni Nikki Thoma

Nikki Thomas

Alumni Nikki Thoma pictured second from the right

Penn State Business Alumni Nikki Thoma

Penn State Business Alumni

Alumni Nikki Thoma pictured second from the right

2016 New Kensington Unity Dinner guests seated in Conference Center

2016 New Kensington Unity Dinner

Members of the Penn State New Kensington campus and the local community gather annually for the Celebration of Unity dinner. 

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.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

MLK Day bikes

Shannon Josefoski, right, cleans a bicycle at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network in Erie. Josefoski, a student at Penn State New Kensington, was one of 50 students who participated in Erie service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Two Penn State Behrend students paint a hallway during a MLK Day service project.

MLK Day painters

Will Taylor, an Americorps VISTA intern at Penn State Behrend, and Ashlyn Kelly, a senior at the college, paint a hallway at the Lodge on Sass, a transitional housing shelter in Erie. A total of 50 Penn State students contributed to service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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