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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New Kensington Kids in College program offering eight new summer camps in July

Penn State New Kensington has added eight new summer camps to its 2017 Kids in College program. The new camps meld creative thinking with hands-on activities and teamwork to enhance the educational experience of grade-school students.
Practice green

Arnold Palmer's home course to host 18th New Kensington Alumni Golf Scramble

The Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society will host the 18th annual Alumni Golf Scramble on Aug. 7 at Arnold Palmer's Latrobe Country Club. The shotgun-start tournament is open to alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of Penn State. The $200 entry fee includes green fee, cart, lunch, dinner, refreshments and awards.
Prospective students

Spend a summer day at New Kensington campus June 24

Students considering Penn State New Kensington for their college careers can get a taste of campus life by spending a summer day at Penn State New Kensington on June 24. Participants will meet staff and current students, and find out all they need to know about admissions, financial aid and student life.
Old Main

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.