Research and Creative Exposition

Eric Green at Career Connections Day at Penn State New Kensington

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 at 2019 Career Connections Day

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.

Pizza with Professionals 2019 at Penn State New Kensington

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. 

Hailey Dickun at 2019 Research Expo at Penn State New Kensington

Hailey Dickun (left), student at Penn State New Kensington, speaks with Kendra Kitko, counselor at the campus, during the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition. Dickun was one of more than 50 students presenting research and one of just eight students awarded with a University Library Information Literacy Award, at the annual event.

Makayla Rae Shank at 2019 Research Expo at Penn State New Kensington

Makayla Rae Shank, left, a student at Penn State New Kensington, shakes hands with Jennifer Gilley, head librarian at the campus, as she accepts a University Libraries Information Literacy Award at the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition. Shank's project, "Information Recall Following an Online and Traditional Lecture," was one of eight award recipients at the expo.