Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Noncredit courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education at Penn State New Kensington include training for OSHA standards, working with the computer software program Excel, and programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Geared to adult learners, the courses do not carry college credit and are designed to meet specific skill developments.
Examining the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the focus of a community assembly on June 14 at Penn State New Kensington. The annual program, "One Book, One Community," will probe the book, “Arthur and Sherlock Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes,” by acclaimed author Michael Sims.
Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider often refers to the campus community as “family.” The 58th spring commencement exercises May 6 epitomized the truism as five former students returned to the campus to receive their degrees.
Class of 2017
This spring Penn State awarded almost 14,000 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing associate, baccalaureate, master’s, law, doctoral and medical degrees, bringing the University’s number of graduates to an estimated total of more than 800,000.
On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
Creative skill, imagination and intellectual achievement — the humanities — will be in the limelight at Penn Sate New Kensington’s first “Off the Wall pARTy,” from 6 to 10:30 p.m. June 16 at venues across the campus.
After holding two of the most prominent student leadership positions on campus, Shannon Josefoski, a junior project and supply-chain management major from Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, was named the 2017 recipient of the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award on April 28 at the Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony at Penn State New Kensington.
Seventy-five Penn State New Kensington graduates will earn their baccalaureate and associate degrees on May 6, in the campus Athletics Center. Kevin Bode, financial adviser and founder of Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington, will deliver the commencement address, “All We Knead is Love.”
For the seventh consecutive year, the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society will co-sponsor the reception for student honorees at Penn State New Kensington's annual Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony.
With the spring semester winding down, the Penn State New Kensington’s Student Government Association (SGA) is ramping up. The 2017-18 slate of officers, headed by president Raven Brunner, was sworn in April 24 in the campus Art Gallery
Students transferring to Penn State New Kensington from other institutions can make individual appointments to review the campus’ admissions process at one of nine transfer events every Tuesday in May and June. “Transfer Tuesday” activities are set for May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 and June 6, 13, 20 and 27.
Riding a four-game winning streak to end the regular season, the Penn State New Kensington softball team returns to the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) playoffs for the first time four years.