More than 50 Penn State students from five campuses took their day off from classes to make it a "day on" for the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 21. The 2019 Penn State New Kensington-hosted event featured volunteerism at six organizations in the Alle-Kiski Valley. In addition to New Kensington, participating campuses included Beaver, Fayette, Greater Allegheny and World Campus.
Penn State students from the Beaver, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, New Kensington and World Campus gather for a group photo before volunteering during the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 21. The 2019 event was hosted by Penn State New Kensington.
Adam Johnson, senior at Penn State New Kensington, loads a truck with props and supplies at the Casino Theatre in Vandergrift. Johnson was one of more than 50 Penn State student leaders from 5 campuses participating in the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 21. The 2019 event was hosted by Penn State New Kensington.
Penn State New Kensington will host a youth panel town hall meeting to discuss building stronger, inclusive and welcoming communities on Oct. 16. "The Hearts and Minds of Our Youth" will be moderated by New Kensington alumnae and staff member Yasmin Ray.