GREAT Program students and staff wear bright yellow vests and white hard hats while visiting a Massaro construction site

Spotlight on the GREAT Program

This unique program, available exclusively at Penn State New Kensington, prepares engineering and IST students for the workforce with specialized out of class activities and workshops.
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Alumni panel

Former student Rich Gilbert to deliver commencement address at New Kensington

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.
Freshman students

New Kensington’s enrollment trending upward

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.
Students at summit

New Kensington student leaders attend SGA summit in D.C.

Getting fellow students involved in campus activities was the impetus for six Penn State New Kensington student leaders to participate in a global student conference in Washington, D.C.
Softball recruit

Elite softball recruit commits to New Kensington campus

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.
'Abandoned' artwork by Joyce Frost

ESAL exhibit thru Dec. 30 at New Kensington campus

The East Suburban Artists League's (ESAL) annual multimedia show is on display until Dec. 30, in the Art Gallery at Penn State New Kensington..