Former Penn State New Kensington student Richard Gilbert, principle telecommunications engineer in the networks and cyber security department at Bombardier Transportation, will be the keynote speaker at the campus' fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Forum Theatre.
For the first time in six years, Penn State New Kensington’s overall enrollment saw an increase, according to the annual snapshot count taken at the end of the sixth week of fall semester classes. The campus’ fall 2016 semester enrollment stands at 686, an increase of 30 students from last year.
Opening day for Penn State New Kensington’s softball campaign is more than three months away, but the recruiting season is in full swing as head coach Mike Marsili landed his top recruit for the 2018 season. Scarlett Stein, a senior pitcher at Jeanette High School, has committed to attend the New Kensington campus.