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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.
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.

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.

New Kensington students see production of "The Color Purple"

New Kensington students have opportunity to see Broadway musical

Penn State New Kensington students can purchase tickets to the upcoming Broadway tour production of "Wicked" in Pittsburgh. The event is part of the "Penn State in Pittsburgh" activity series for students.
New Kensington students see production of "The Color Purple"

New Kensington students enjoy production of "The Color Purple" in Pittsburgh

New Kensington students enjoy a production of "The Color Purple" in Pittsburgh on November 14, 2017.  The event is part of the campus Office of Student Life's "Penn State in Pittsburgh" series aiming to provide Penn State students the opportunity to enjoy educational, cultural, athletic and fun events in and around the city of Pittsburgh.  

New Kensington students see production of "The Color Purple"

New Kensington students enjoy production of "The Color Purple" in Pittsburgh

New Kensington students enjoyed a production of "The Color Purple" in Pittsburgh on Nov. 14, 2017.  The event is part of the campus Office of Student Life's "Penn State in Pittsburgh" series aiming to provide Penn State students the opportunity to enjoy educational, cultural, athletic and fun events in and around the city of Pittsburgh.  

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron is joined by Westmoreland County and New Kensington leadership for the opening of The Corner.

Penn State New Kensington sparks collaboration with new entrepreneurial center

Penn State New Kensington celebrated the grand opening of its entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Dec. 6. Penn State President Eric Barron joined the campus and Westmoreland County leadership for the event.
Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron converses with Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Dr. Kevin Snider

New Kensington Corner Entrepreneurial Center Grand Opening 8

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron chats with Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Dr. Kevin Snider and guests at the grand opening of The Corner in New Kensington, PA on December 6, 2017.  The Corner is Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center and co-working space. From Left to Right:  Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University; Dr. Kevin Snider, Chancellor, Penn State New Kensington; Bob Weil, President & CEO, Burrell Group, Inc.; Dr. Karl Salatka, retired surgeon.  

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron is joined by Westmoreland County leaders for a photo at The Corner

New Kensington Corner Entrepreneurial Center Grand Opening 7

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron poses for a photo at the grand opening of The Corner, Penn State New Kensington's new entrepreneurial center in New Kensington, PA on December 6, 2017.  From left to right: Dr. William Kerr, Norwin Superintendent;  James Smith,  President & CEO,  Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland County; Jason Rigone, Westmoreland County Director Director of Planning & Development & Executive Director of Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University; Dr. Kevin Snider, Chancellor, Penn State New Kensington; Chad Amond, President & CEO, Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce; Nittany Lion, Penn State University

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