Bonnie Lantz, a community member and YMCA board member, drops off donations for Penn State New Kensington's "Cram the Cruiser" event on Dec. 11. The event, led by the campus' Police and Public Safety department, collected toys and items for the Valley Points Family YMCA's early learning and childcare departments.
A Valley Points Family YMCA childcare employee smiles as she holds up a miniature Penn State basketball hoop. The item was one of nearly 200 toys and items donated to the YMCA's early learning and childcare sites during Penn State New Kensington Police and Public Safety's "Cram the Cruiser" event.
Sergeant James Lane (far right), Penn State New Kensington station commander, visits with children at the Valley Points Family YMCA's Early Learning Center in downtown New Kensington. Lane and Wesley Sheets, southwest district deputy chief, spent time giving the children police badge stickers before dropping off nearly 200 toys and other items collected during the campus police officer-led "Cram the Cruiser" event.
Wesley Sheets, southwest district deputy chief for Penn State University Police and Public Safety, helps deliver toy and supply donations to the Valley Points Family YMCA's New Kensington branch location in downtown New Kensington. The donations were the result of the New Kensington campus' police officer-led "Cram the Cruiser" event on Dec. 11.
Sergeant James Lane, Penn State New Kensington's campus police commander, places a gift in the campus police cruiser during the first "Cram the Cruiser" event on Dec. 11. The event helped the campus' Police and Public Safety Department collect nearly 200 toys and items to be donated to the local Valley Points Family YMCA early learning and school age childcare centers.
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus hosted “Partners in Education” on Aug. 1, a forum to engage high school administrators from nine school districts in a discussion about Penn State programs and resources available to regional high school students.
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, and Penn State New Kensington have signed a memorandum of understanding with Westmoreland County Community College to offer a bachelor of science in nursing degree to graduates of WCCC's registered nursing program.