NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Penn State New Kensington will honor its fall 2021 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 18, during a 10 a.m. ceremony in the campus' Forum Theatre.
The in-person ceremony will follow current University COVID-19 policies, including required masking indoors by all graduates and attendees regardless of vaccination status. A livestream option will also be available.
Brian Jacob, president and owner of WESTARM Home Health and WESTARM Therapy Services, will deliver the commencement address. Jacobs' companies, which he has owned since 1991, provide physical and occupational therapy within eight outpatient centers, athletic trainer services to student-athletes and pediatric rehabilitation programs for local school districts. He is also the author of "Is Life Fair: Tragedy to Triumph." Brian earned his bachelor of science in psychology and master of science in healthcare administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
Graduates, family and friends can follow the campus on Instagram (@psnkadmissions) to see photos posted to the account Story during the ceremony. Individuals can share their photos by tagging the campus and using #PSUgrad. A full gallery of photos from the ceremony will be posted to the campus Facebook page the week following commencement at http://facebook.com/pennstatenewkensington.
Information for Penn State New Kensington graduates related to the ceremony, including the ceremony livestream link, can be found at newkensington.psu.edu/graduation. Questions related to commencement can be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 724-334-6030 or [email protected].
Class of 2021
Capital College, bachelor of science, accounting — Cam Zmenkowski
College of Nursing, bachelor of science, nursing — Carolyn Mark, Megan Sowol, Kelly Stephens, Cassidy Waltz, Laura Will
University College, bachelor of science, administration of justice — Daejiah Dayton, Collin McCune, Drake Thompson
University College, bachelor of science, biobehavioral health — Nathan Berger, Tamara Cox, Natalie George, Jamison Nee*, Lauren Torgent
University College, bachelor of science, business — Hannah Comeau, Joseph Hantz
University College, bachelor of arts, communications — Ryan McAninch, Anthony Palyszeski, Calle Zmenkowski
University College, bachelor of science, information sciences and technology — Blake Buccille, Nicholas Gray, Robert Holmes, Rohan Kamat, Robert Kovack
University College, bachelor of arts, psychology — Yanou Zhou
University College, bachelor of science, psychology — Benjamin Edwards, Jamison Nee*
University College, associate of science, business — Christian Kaczynski
*Denotes double-major graduate