Eric Green (left), electro-mechanical engineering technology (EMET) student at Penn State New Kensington, listens to a representative from Siemens at the second annual Pizza with Professionals networking event before the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition. The luncheon gave students the opportunity to speak with business representatives in their respective fields.
Erika Finn, business student at Penn State New Kensington, takes part in the second annual Pizza with Professionals networking event before the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition at the campus. The luncheon provided students with the opportunity to enjoy a casual lunch while meeting with business and industry representatives in their respective fields.
Students, faculty, staff and industry leaders filled the Penn State New Kensington Conference Center before the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition for the second annual Pizza with Professionals event. The casual luncheon, organized by Jim Shields, associate director for career services at the campus, aimed to help students with strengthening their networking skills while also learning business leaders in their respective fields.
More than 50 Penn State New Kensington students presented their research and projects at the 17th Annual Research and Creative Exposition held at the campus on April 9, 2019. Research topics included such subjects as automation, mammography, mental health, polymers, information recall and biomedical engineering technology. Each student or student team was mentored by faculty advisers, who offered guidance throughout the process.
Jill Thomas '07, talent acquisition manager at Enterprise Holdings, speaks to attendees of the 2019 Leader Launch conference. The event, organized by Penn State New Kensington's Office of Career Services, features professional development workshops and a networking dinner with alumni.
Nolan Thompson, Penn State New Kensington student, speaks to another student during a networking practice session at the annual Leader Launch event. The professional development conference is organized by the campus' Office of Career Services for students and recent alumni.
Danielle Richardson, class of 2017, speaks to student attendees of Penn State New Kensington's Leader Launch conference. The event, organized by the campus' Office of Career Services, is a professional development conference featuring workshops and a networking dinner. Richardson, who is completing a master's degree at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, led the students through a personality team building activity.