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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2017 Farm Show Scholarship Recipients

Penn State students receive scholarships at 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Seventeen Penn State students, including 13 enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, were among 28 who received scholarships from the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The foundation awards scholarships to young people who are registered in a post-secondary educational institution and who have exhibited at the Farm Show. To be chosen, students must exhibit leadership qualities and excellent academic performance, according to the foundation.
Office for General Education Seed Grants

Seed Grants available for Faculty to develop courses

The Penn State Office for General Education is pleased to announce an opportunity for faculty interested in developing a new Integrative Studies General Education course.
Sustainability reception

New Kensington’s sustainability paws getting greener

A year after becoming the first campus to complete successfully Level I certification, Penn State New Kensington duplicated the feat in November by earning Level II certification from the Penn State Sustainability Institute’s Green Paws program.

Penn State New Kensington mourns death of business professor Michael McGinnis

Michael McGinnis, professor of business administration at Penn State New Kensington, died Dec. 26 in Venice, Florida, where he was visiting family. He was 75.
Art painting

New Kensington art gallery features teachers from western Pa. school districts

“Community of Educators” is the theme of the exhibition by local art teachers in January that kicks off the 2017 monthly art gallery series at Penn State New Kensington.