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Artist reception for Gibbons scheduled for April 11

An artist reception for Bud Gibbons, assistant professor of art at Penn State New Kensington, will be held in the art gallery on April 11, at 7 p.m. Gibbons' exhibit, "Borrowing from the Past," is on display throughout the month of April. Gibbons, a faculty member since 1974, annually exhibits his work for the PSNK and the local communities. A graduate of Penn State and the Maryland Institute for the Arts, Gibbons has painted landscapes in the United States, China, and Peru. A multi-media piece by Gibbons was on display at the Andy Warhol Museum last September.

Non-credit courses at PSNK

The Office of Continuing Education at Penn State New Kensington is sponsoring a series of 36 non-credit courses, titled Public Offerings, this spring. Non-credit courses include professional development seminars and workshops, conferences, certificate programs, and short courses. The courses do not carry college credit and are often part of a certificate program or are designed to meet the needs of specific skill development. The cost of each course varies. For more information, call Pat Hollinger at 724-334-6053 or Nancy Miller at 724-334-6014.

PSNK Newswire archived on Penn State Live

Looking for back issues of the Penn State New Kensington newswire? Then visit Penn State Live, the news organization of Penn State that provides daily news about the University. Under the auspices of the Public Information Office, the news service is a clearinghouse for all 23campus newswires. With a subscription base of more than 170,000 alumni and friends, the campus newswires are distributed at various times--daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly and reach almost a million e-mail boxes each month. Penn State New Kensington's newswire subscription base is close to 800 students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends and its four monthly issues reach more than 30,000 e-mail boxes each month.

Kvasny, Rotunno, Wood named 2014 Penn State Teaching Fellows

Lynette Kvasny, associate professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; Laura Rotunno, associate professor of English at Penn State Altoona, and Jennifer Wood, associate professor of communication arts and sciences at Penn State New Kensington, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2014 Penn State Teaching Fellows. The Penn State Alumni Association, in conjunction with undergraduate and graduate governing bodies, established the award in 1985. It honors distinguished teaching and provides encouragement and incentive for excellence in teaching. Recipients are expected to share their talents and expertise with others throughout the University system during the year following the award presentation.

Charlton, Doyle, Larson named Penn State Teaching Fellows

Jane Charlton, professor of astronomy and astrophysics in the Eberly College of Science; Richard Doyle, professor of English in the College of the Liberal Arts; and Allen Larson, associate professor of communications at Penn State New Kensington, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2015 Penn State Teaching Fellows.

Historian on New Kensington campus to talk about religion and politics

The never-ending debate of whether the Founding Fathers created a Christian or secular country will be the topic of a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Penn State New Kensington. Historian and scholar John Fea, professor of history and department chair at Messiah College, will deliver a public lecture based on his book, “Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?”
Students flee the building during an active shooter training drill at Penn State Beaver.

Police, students stage realistic active shooter training at Penn State Beaver

An active shooter training drill at Penn State Beaver helped students and police know what to do in an emergency.
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Stand for State provides the tools for Penn Staters to stop violence

Stand for State, an initiative aimed at empowering Penn Staters to stand up for one another, will kick off University-wide the week of Jan. 25.
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Andrew Schocket to talk politics and American Revolution at New Kensington

How everyone from advertisers to politicians use, represent and abuse the American Revolution is the topic of a presentation at 7 p.m. April 5 at Penn State New Kensington. Author and scholar Andrew M. Schocket will talk about “Muscle Cars, Lattés, and Rooftop Grilling: How We Sell the Founders, and Why It Matters.” The event is free to the public.
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Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

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