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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Tom Verano at Penn State New Kensington Video

Inspirational speaker and performing artist Tom Varano shares personal stories and talks about civil rights movements while speed-painting custom portraits at Penn State New Kensington.
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New Kensington ‘All In’ with MLK dream of community service and cooperation

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality among races moves closer to reality during Unity Week, Jan. 23 to 27, at Penn State New Kensington. The campus joins hands with the community in celebrating the life and works of the slain civil rights leader through various events that promote inclusion.
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Leader Launch helps New Kensington students maximize educational tools

Transitioning from learning in the classroom to training for a career is the focus of the fourth annual Leader Launch conference Jan. 27 at the Penn State Center in Pittsburgh.
Prospective students

New Kensington admissions events feature scholarships, applications, open house

The Admissions Office at Penn State New Kensington is holding four events during the spring semester for prospective students and parents. The events -- Be a Student for a Day, Scholarship Workshop, Application Day, and Spring Open House -- are spread out over three months, February to April.
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SAT preparation course coming to New Kensington campus

Students preparing for college entrance exams can review the SAT with Penn State New Kensington’s SAT review course, offered on six consecutive Saturdays from Jan. 28 to March 4.