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 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.
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New Kensington offers a lifetime of learning, cultural events, entertainment

Educational opportunities abound at Penn State New Kensington. And not for just traditional college students. A lifetime of learning at the campus encompasses youths, teens and adult learners.
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New Kensington chancellor provides update on Entrepreneur Center

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider previewed the new Entrepreneurial Center Feb. 10 at a meeting of local business leaders and city and county officials in the new Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington.
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New Kensington's Shane Baronner finishes atop PSUAC in field goal percentage

Penn State New Kensington forward Shane Baronner led the Penn State University Athletic Conference in field goal accuracy with a .657 percentage. The 6-foot-3 sophomore connected on 65 of 99 attempts and averaged 8.1 points per game.

Libraries' Gilley to receive highest career award in women and gender studies

Jennifer Gilley, head librarian at Penn State University Libraries’ Elisabeth S. Blissell Library at Penn State New Kensington, has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Career Achievement Award. The award honors significant longstanding contributions to women’s studies in the field of librarianship over the course of a career.