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.
Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
Kevin Litzinger, a mechanical engineering major at Penn State New Kensington, explains his research project to Jennifer Gilley, librarian at the campus, during the 2019 Research and Creative Exposition on April 9. Litzinger's project, "Determination of Glass Transition Temperature of Various Polymers," was also awarded an Excellence in Information Literacy prize from the University Libraries.
Penn State New Kensington, along with its innovation hub, The Corner, will present the next two Spark Sessions and a student-organized hackathon during Penn State Startup Week. The Spark Sessions are free and open to the public.
Jake Lydick, presiden and founder of Eye-bot Aerial Solutions, prepares a drone for use while at Penn State New Kensington's innovation hub, The Corner. Eye-bot has been a member of The Corner since spring of 2018. The startup company will be featured during a Spark Session at the campus during Penn State's Startup Week events.