Students play catch on the field at PNC Park

Penn State in Pittsburgh

This series of events brings hundreds of Penn Staters together each year to enjoy the culture and beauty of Pittsburgh. From baseball games to trips to the theater, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
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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’s Bikanura, Zakrzewski earn weekly athletic conference honors

Penn State New Kensington senior Pascal Bikanura was named the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Player of the Week, while sophomore Joshua Zakrzewski earned PSUAC Goalie of the Week honors.
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Career Services announces new Adult Learning Community

Penn State New Kensington has launched a new service to meet the needs of its western Pennsylvania campus. The Adult Learning Community was established by the campus’ Academic and Career Success Center in fall 2017 to address the unique needs of adult learners.
Dorinsky "Sand Dune Raku"

Local Raku artist John Dorinsky featured in gallery

New Kensington native John Dorinsky will share his dramatic artworks in the Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery in an exhibit titled “Sand Dune Raku” through Sept. 29. The show is free and open to the public.

Six new faculty bring fresh perspectives to New Kensington

With the influx of six new faculty members with national and international ties, Penn State New Kensington is increasing its faculty diversity to provide students with a global experience.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.