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Adult & Transfer Student Information Session April 25

Penn State McKeesport will host an Adult/Transfer Student Information Session on Tuesday, April 25, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Frable 117. Prospective students who have previous undergraduate academic work should attend this event to learn more about the four-year degree programs offered at Penn State McKeesport. Please bring a copy of your transcripts and our admissions staff will perform an informal evaluation of the courses for transfer to Penn State.

Faculty Receive Research Development Grants

Four Penn State McKeesport faculty members were awarded Research Development Grants for Spring 2006. "The Cosmopolitan Roots of Senegalese Cinema," was the proposal submitted by Assistant Professor of English, Dr. MaryEllen Higgins. The proposal connects Senegalese cinema to African cosmopolitan movements in the 1930's and earlier. Previous research on Senegalese cinema led Dr. Higgins to the premise that several Senegalese films trace their artistic cosmopolitan roots to the Negritude poets in France and the African diaspora in the United States. Dr.

Spring campus theatre production

Dr. Jay Breckenridge's and Coni Koepfinger's Honors Theatre 208 and the Theatre 282 classes will present Sundiata: Legendary "Lion" King of Mali. The play dramatizes elements of the famous legend. The production is part of the campus focus on Africa.

Spring Open House

Bring your family and friends and discover Penn State McKeesport.

IST Student Intern Proves Valuable to Area Smart House

Penn State McKeesport student, John Harkins, is fulfilling the internship requirements for his major by working at the Blueroof Technologies' Smart House in McKeesport. John, a senior who majors in Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has been a "valuable" asset to Blueroof, according to Penn State Professor of Engineering and Blueroof Director of Technology, Robert Walters.

Teaching Africa Speaker

Dr. L. Munyakazi to discuss "Civil War & Genocide in Rwanda: 1990-94"

Spring 2006 Advising Day

Meet with your advisers on Tuesday, March 28

Spotlight on Information Sciences and Technology

Come discover the Penn State degree everyone's talking about.

Alumni Association in Pittsburgh: "City Lights" Project Plans Local Fun

From astronomers to a curator to a foodie, several of Penn State's faculty stars are hitting the road to present fun and educational programs for alumni and friends, part of the Penn State Alumni Association's "City Lights" program.  The Penn State McKeesport Alumni Society is a group sponsor of the "City Lights" program.