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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 principle speaker at Penn State New Kensington’s spring commencement ceremony on May 6 in the Athletics Center.
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.
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.
Police Officer

Public safety enhanced at New Kensington campus

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.
Young students at camp

‘STEAM’ is a snap for Kids in College at New Kensington

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.
Blood drive

Community blood drive set for March 29 at New Kensington campus

Penn State New Kensington encourages blood donations from the campus, alumni and local community at the semiannual blood drive, set for March 29 in the Art Gallery.
Students at THON

THON is ‘everything to lose sleep over’ for New Kensington dancers

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.
THON dancers

New Kensington THON dancers, supporters ready ‘for the kids’

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.
Threatre camp

New Kensington offers a lifetime of learning, cultural events, entertainment

Educational opportunities abound at Penn State New Kensington. And not for just traditional college students. A lifetime of learning at the campus encompasses youths, teens and adult learners.
New building

New Kensington chancellor provides update on Entrepreneur Center

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.