New Kensington admissions events feature scholarships, applications, open house

Prospective students have opportunities to explore campus
Prospective students

After attending a panel discussion on financial aid, prospective students and parents were given a tour of Penn State New Kensington by student Lion Ambassadors. 

Credit: Penn State New Kensington

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — The Admissions Office at Penn State New Kensington is holding four events during the spring semester for prospective students and parents. The events — Be a Student for a Day, Scholarship Workshop, Application Day, and Spring Open House — are spread out over three months, February to April.

— Be a Student for a Day, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8
Prospective students get a glimpse of college life first-hand at the campus. High school students can sit in on college classes, interact with current students and take in the campus' atmosphere. Participants will go on a campus scavenger hunt and will learn about making a successful transition to college. Attendees can enjoy a free lunch in Cafe 780.

— Scholarship Workshop, 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8
Participants will review scholarship search methods, learn how to create a winning scholarship essay, and discuss scholarship deadlines.

— Application Day, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16
Application Day provides prospective students with help in filling out an application and allows for on-the-spot admissions interviews. The $65 application fee will also be waived during the event and campus tours are available.

— Spring Open House, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 8
A chance for prospective students and their families to explore the campus and meet with students, faculty, staff and alumni.

To register for any of the programs, call 724-334-LION or 888-968-PAWS.

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Bill Woodard

Alumni and Public Relations Specialist

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