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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The Nittany Lion shrine dons graduation mortarboard

Class of 2017 prepares for commencement at New Kensington

New Kensington campus prepares for December commencement ceremony
Library chairs and tables in the Penn State New Kensington library

New Kensington campus to close for winter break Dec. 22; art gallery open

New Kensington to close for winterbreak; art gallery open
New Kensington faculty publications line a table in the library during annual celebration

New Kensington faculty lauded for publications, awards, promotions

Penn State New Kensington celebrated faculty publications, awards and promotions from throughout the year at the annual Faculty Publications Party on Dec. 6 in the Elizabeth S. Blissell Library.
Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron is joined by Westmoreland County and New Kensington leadership for the opening of The Corner.

Penn State New Kensington sparks collaboration with new entrepreneurial center

Penn State New Kensington celebrated the grand opening of its entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Dec. 6. Penn State President Eric Barron joined the campus and Westmoreland County leadership for the event.
Chancellor Kevin Snider tells workshop participants about the history of The Corner entrepreneurial center

Great start in New Kensington as new entrepreneurial center hosts event

About 30 members of the Penn State New Kensington campus and New Kensington communities attended the first-ever workshop held at the new entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Nov. 29.