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.
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.
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.
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.
Walt Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” movie in 1928 brought Mickey Mouse entertainment to children of the world. Eighty-nine years later, Penn State New Kensington’s “STEAM” camps bring Snapology learning to children of the Alle-Kiski Valley. STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) programming is at the forefront of the campus’ 29th Kids in College summer camp activities.
The THON committee at Penn State New Kensington, headed by sophomore Ashley Worlds, raised $15,000 for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon that benefits the Four Diamonds Fund and the fight against pediatric cancer. The total is the eighth-best in campus history.
After months of working out in the fitness center, monitoring their food intake, and soliciting monetary donations, Penn State New Kensington students Shannon Josefoski and Chad Navarro are primed for two days of dancing at the annual Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, set for Feb. 17 to 19 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.
Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider previewed the new Entrepreneurial Center Feb. 10 at a meeting of local business leaders and city and county officials in the new Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington.