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Raven Brunner and Shannon Josefoski

Raven Brunner and Shannon Josefoski

Raven Brunner, left, and Shannon Josefoski, right, spring 2018 Penn State graduates from Penn State New Kensington, have committed to the AmeriCorps VISTA program following commencement. Brunner will be a tutor with the Great Oaks Charter Schools in Newark, New Jersey. Josefoski will work in development with the College Mentors for Kids program in Indianapolis, Indiana. Josefoski also became the campus's first student to graduate with the civic and community engagement minor.

Pittsburgh skyline illustration by artist Gregg Valley

New Kensington art gallery features Pennsylvania illustrator and designer

Gregg Valley, artist, is featured in the Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery for May 2018.
Paulina Iniguez and Gina Batiz smile for a photo

New Kensington students and faculty celebrated

‘Celebration of Excellence’ features academic, teaching and extracurricular achievements
Paulina Iniguez stands on stage after receiving the 2018 Walker Award

New Kensington students and faculty celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Penn State New Kensington academic and student achievement awards highlights.
Paulina Iniguez and Gina Batiz smile for a photo

Paulina Iniguez and Gina Batiz

Paulina Iniguez (left) and Gina Batiz, students at Penn State New Kensington, pose for a photo after the 2018 campus Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony on April 27.

Vera Spina awards Dylan Hamilton with the 2018 Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society Spirit Award

Dylan Hamilton receives 2018 Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society Spirit Award

Vera Spina, president of the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society, awards Dylan Hamilton with the 2018 Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society Spirit Award.

Dr. Kevin Snider speaks at a podium during awards ceremony

Kevin Snider speaks at the Penn State New Kensington academic and student achievement awards

Kevin Snider, chancellor at Penn State New Kensington, addresses the audience for the 2018 Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony held April 27.

Paulina Iniguez stands on stage after receiving the 2018 Walker Award

Paulina Iniguez named 2018 Walker Award winner at New Kensington campus

Paulina Iniguez, junior corporate communications major from Murrysville, Pennsylvania, was named the 2018 Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award winner at the Penn State New Kensington Academic and Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on April 27.

The Nittany Lion shrine dons graduation mortarboard

Spring 2018 commencement preparations underway at New Kensington

Seventy-one Penn State students will earn their baccalaureate and associate degrees at the Penn State New Kensington's upcoming spring commencement ceremony May 5.
Student volunteers organize silverware at a table at Knead Cafe

New Kensington students volunteer at Knead Cafe during week of service

Kathy Durkin (left), Evan Yoder and Jaice Bright of Penn State New Kensington organize and wrap silverware at Knead Community Cafe in New Kensington. The volunteer project at the pay-what-you-can restaurant was part of the campus "Week of Service" events.

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