Impact

2020 New Kensington THON Dancers Jump

The 2020 THON dancers for Penn State New Kensington have fun as they prepare for the 46-hour dance marathon beginning Feb. 21. The campus' dancers include, from left to right: Bradyn Claycomb, Gianna Foglia, Jonathan Schofield and Neeha Thulasiram.

2020 New Kensington THON Dancers

The 2020 New Kensington THON dancers are prepared for the annual 46-hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon beginning Feb. 21. The dancers, from left to right, are: Gianna Foglia, Bradyn Claycomb, Neeha Thulasiram and Jonathan Schofield.

True Black History Museum

The True Black History Museum, a traveling museum teaching Black history through showcasing historical artifacts, will visit Penn State New Kensington on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The exhibit, much like the one pictured at Henry Ford College, will be in the campus Athletic Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be a lecture  at 12:05 p.m. in the Forum Theatre that same day.

Joshua Zakrzewski in Middle East with Terrible Towel

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 Zakresewski soccer and service collage

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.

Unity Week planned at New Kensington

Annual week of events includes the community Celebration of Unity Dinner, a performance by poet Aman Batra, a volunteer and human rights advocacy fair, and a Stand for State bias and discrimination workshop.