New Kensington to host spring semester admissions events

The Admissions Office at Penn State New Kensington is holding four events during the spring semester for prospective students and parents. The events -- Scholarships and Smoothies, Application Day, Spring Open House and Transfer Student Open House -- are spread out over four months, January to April.

-- Scholarships and Smoothies, 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15
The financial aid event explores scholarship opportunities at the campus and also the private scholarship search process. Prospective students and their families can enjoy free smoothies from the campus coffee bar, The Junction.

-- Application Day, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17
Application Day provides prospective students with help in filling out an application and allows for on-the-spot admissions interviews. Admissions decisions will be made within the week for students interested in Penn State New Kensington and who bring official transcripts with them to the event. The $50 application fee will also be waived during this event.

-- Spring Open House, 9 a.m., Saturday, April 12
A chance for prospective students and their families to explore the campus and meet with students, faculty, staff and alumni.

-- Transfer Student Open House, 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 15
Prospective transfer students can get acquainted with the campus and Penn State's wide variety of academic programs.

To register for any of the programs, call 724-334-LION or 888-968-PAWS. For more about admissions, visit

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Last Updated January 15, 2014