New Kensington virtual event aims to 'launch' students, alumni to success

Campus exclusive Leader Launch planned for March 19
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The 2021 Penn State New Kensington Leader Launch will be held virtually on March 19, 2021. More information and a registration link can be found at

Credit: Rebecca Dietrich

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Current Penn State New Kensington students and recent graduates are invited to register for and attend the annual Leader Launch event, which will be held virtually from 12:15 to 3:30 p.m. on March 19.

This year's event will begin with a keynote presentation by Gina Watts, Penn State alumna and executive director with the John Maxwell Team. Watts' talk will help teach participants how to think beyond fears in their lives and careers. Other virtual interactive sessions include a young alumni panel featuring alumni from a variety of fields, as well as small group networking and problem-solving sessions.

The event is free of charge for current students and recent graduates. Participants must register online to attend. For more information, visit this link