Current senior administration of justice major and PSUAC- and USCAA-recognized student-athlete at Penn State New Kensington is also a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, most recently serving in the Middle East.
Joshua Zakrzewski kicks a soccer ball away from the goal line during a men's soccer game at Penn State New Kensington. The goalie has been recognized for his athletic abilities on the soccer field by the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) and United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) during his time at the campus.
With his collegiate soccer career at Penn State New Kensington complete, Joshua Zakrzewski, administration of justice major at Penn State New Kensington, looks forward to completing his degree at the campus and entering a field within public service.
Joshua Zakrzeski, senior at Penn State New Kensington, served as goalie for the campus' men's soccer team and helped them reach the PSUAC playoffs for each of the seasons he has been a student at the campus (2016,2017 and 2019).
Joshua Zakrzewski, goalie for the Penn State New Kensington men's soccer team, walks across the campus soccer field during senior recognition. Zakrzewski, second from right, is joined by his niece, Josie (far left); mother, Debbie (second from left); and father, Earl (far right).
Joshua Zakrzewski sits atop a M-ATV, which is a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP), while showing his support for the Pittsburgh Steelers during a deployment to the Middle East. The staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force is also a senior student-athlete at Penn State New Kensington.
Joshua Zakrzewski, U.S. Air Force staff sergeant and senior student-athlete at Penn State New Kensington, has been recognized on and off the soccer field. The administration of justice major most recently served in the Middle East as a member of a security escort team and hopes to remain in public service after graduating.
Five students from Penn State Beaver, Shenango and New Kensington are helping to implement Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program, in Beaver County. As the inaugural cohort of Beaver County-based facilitators, the students will not only go into the Beaver County Jail to work with inmates, but they will also be responsible for training future volunteers of the Bridges program and extending the reach of restorative justice.
Penn State New Kensington will hold a series of special admissions events Nov. 7-11 as part of Veterans Week at the campus. The week will be highlighted by the administration of justice (AOJ) program open house on Nov. 9 and the Financial Aid 101 workshop on Nov. 10.