Society, Arts and Humanities

The Anxiety Project

William Doan - Penn State Laureate for the 2019–20 academic year, professor of theatre in the College of Arts and Architecture, and artist-in-residence in the College of Nursing - explains "The Anxiety Project." Doan will bring his work to Penn State New Kensington on March 17. 

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.

Trice virtual reality experience at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

A guest interacts with a unique virtual reality experience at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. Attendees of the event's VIP experience were able to utilize a mobile app to hover over graphics to reveal interesting elements designed by featured artist Rodney Allen Trice, professor of practice in graphic design at the Stuckeman School in Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture. Trice, who also showcased some of his industrial art pieces at the event, also recently won Penn State's Teaching and Learning with Technology Open Innovation Challenge.

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.