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Students clapping at Commencement

2017CommencementLehighValley

Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

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.
SGA

New Student Government Association board sworn in at New Kensington

With the spring semester winding down, the Penn State New Kensington’s Student Government Association (SGA) is ramping up. The 2017-18 slate of officers, headed by president Raven Brunner, was sworn in April 24 in the campus Art Gallery
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Food drive

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.
Spring 2017 speaker

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 principal speaker at Penn State New Kensington’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. May 6 in the Athletics Center.
Student at Lion Shrine

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.

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