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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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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Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
2017 THON at the Bryce Jordan Center

Penn State New Kensington THON committee plans fundraisers

The New Kensington THON committee is planning two upcoming fundraisers to benefit fight against childhood cancer.
2016 New Kensington Unity Dinner guests seated in Conference Center

Unity Week events planned at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington will celebrate the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and promote diversity and inclusion through a series of events during the campus’ Unity Week, held from Jan. 22. to 31.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
New Kensington students see production of "The Color Purple"

New Kensington students have opportunity to see Broadway musical

Penn State New Kensington students can purchase tickets to the upcoming Broadway tour production of "Wicked" in Pittsburgh. The event is part of the "Penn State in Pittsburgh" activity series for students.