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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High school students

High schools primed for deciphering math challenges at New Kensington

Archimedes’ spheres and cylinders and Pythagoras’ right triangles and hypotenuses were scrutinized and unraveled Feb. 15 by nearly 100 students from high schools in the western Pennsylvania region at the American Mathematics Competition at Penn State New Kensington.
Campus student

Nicholas Iducovich’s business essay earns scholarship at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington adult learner Nicholas Iducovich, a senior marketing and management major, received the $500 award at the campus’ third annual “Business Degree Program Essay Competition.”
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New Kensington students, recent alumni encouraged to attend WestPACS job fair

More than 170 national and local employers offering internships and jobs will be at the Western Pennsylvania Career Services (WestPACS) Association's Spring Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Monroeville Convention Center.
Bowlathon

Alumni bowlathon features intramural tourney for New Kensington bragging rights

The Chancellor's Cup, emblematic of bowling supremacy at Penn State New Kensington, is up for grabs as campus students, faculty and staff test their mettle in the annual event to determine the best bowlers on campus. The intramural tournament is held in conjunction with the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society's 15th annual Alumni Bowlathon on March 26 at the Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell.
THON dancers

New Kensington THON dancers, supporters ready ‘for the kids’

After months of working out in the fitness center, monitoring their food intake, and soliciting monetary donations, Penn State New Kensington students Shannon Josefoski and Chad Navarro are primed for two days of dancing at the annual Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, set for Feb. 17 to 19 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.