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Tom Roberts sitting at piano

Renowned pianist and composer brings new life to Chaplin films

Pianist Tom Roberts has performed on the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson,” arranged music for a number of jazz artists such as Wynton Marsalis, and arranged and performed music for Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator,” among others. One of his more recent passions includes composing original scores for silent films starring Charlie Chaplin, two of which he will bring to Penn State New Kensington at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28 in the Forum Theatre.
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Exterior signage showing The Corner

Global Entrepreneurship Week events planned in New Kensington

Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates relationships between members of the University and local entrepreneurial communities.
Collage of five soccer players on field

New Kensington Sports Weekly

Penn State New Kensington Athletics updates for the week of Oct. 29
Rhonda Schuldt at The Corner innovation hub

Innovation coordinator joins team at Penn State New Kensington

Rhonda Schuldt has joined Penn State New Kensington as innovation coordinator in the campus innovation hub, The Corner, located in downtown New Kensington. Her goals for the campus and The Corner include connecting the campus and New Kensington community, as well as providing and linking resources to students, faculty, staff, startups, small businesses and community members.
Musical cast members singing and dancing

'9 to 5: The Musical' to hit the stage at Penn State New Kensington

While Dolly Parton originally sang “9 to 5” in the 1980 hit movie by the same name, a new cast, comprised of Penn State New Kensington students and local community members, will bring the hit to Penn State New Kensington’s Forum Theatre for a three-day run Nov. 2-4.

Vigil in support of Jewish community to be livestreamed tonight

Livestream opens at 6:30 p.m. for all members of the Penn State community at
Ruth Herstek advises student

It's never too late: Adult learner turned academic adviser wins national award

Sixteen years after starting her Penn State journey, Ruth Herstek serves as an assistant coordinator of academic and student success at the New Kensington campus and was recently honored by the National Academic Advising Association.
Factory's Kitchen

Penn State finds collaborative partner in food, beverage, pet scale-up company

Leaders from the Office of Industrial Partnerships are announcing a new, multi-element industry partnership between Penn State and Factory, a food, beverage, and pet scale-up company in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Extending from Penn State Lehigh Valley to the University Park Campus, the new collaboration has the potential to bring economic and intellectual value to the growing Pennsylvania-based company, while offering tangible benefits to Penn State students and the broader Penn State community.
Two New Kensington soccer players on field

New Kensington Sports Weekly

Penn State New Kensington Athletics updates for the week of Oct. 15.