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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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Computer courses

New Kensington campus offers noncredit computer software courses during summer

Noncredit courses offered through the Office of Continuing Education at Penn State New Kensington include training for OSHA standards, working with the computer software program Excel, and programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Geared to adult learners, the courses do not carry college credit and are designed to meet specific skill developments.

Group discussion at New Kensington offers clues about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Examining the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the focus of a community assembly on June 14 at Penn State New Kensington. The annual program, "One Book, One Community," will probe the book, “Arthur and Sherlock Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes,” by acclaimed author Michael Sims.
Chancellor and Son

New Kensington’s 58th commencement a spring ‘homecoming’

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider often refers to the campus community as “family.” The 58th spring commencement exercises May 6 epitomized the truism as five former students returned to the campus to receive their degrees.