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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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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Latest News

Local Impressionistic Artist Donald J. Wonderling featured in gallery

As one who favors impressionistic and expressionistic styles, Donald J. Wonderling will share his art, which features the landscapes and woodlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, through Aug. 25 in the Penn State New Kensington art gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

First full-time female director of athletics to start at New Kensington campus

Megan Bratkovich has been named the new director of athletics at Penn State New Kensington as of Aug. 8.
Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni and Off the Wall pARTy photo galleries

Penn State New Kensington honored the achievements of four campus alumni on June 16 in the campus’ Forum Theatre. Barbara Arnold, Gregory Garth, Raymond Mastre and Lisa Veitch comprised the inaugural class of distinguished alumni who received recognition from Chancellor Kevin Snider. Creative skill, imagination and intellectual achievement -- the humanities -- was in the limelight at the first “Off the Wall pARTy” at venues across the campus.

New Kensington’s Allison Nicklas named to softball All-American team

The accolades continue for Penn State New Kensington centerfielder Allison Nicklas who was named to the 2017 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) softball All-America team. The recent alumna was selected in May to the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) All-Conference squad.
Admissions event

Put New Kensington campus to the taste test during the summer

Fermented grapes aficionados can get free tastings of new vintages at a winery. Hops enthusiasts can get free tastings of new IPAs at a brewery. Higher education seekers can get free tastings of college life at Penn State New Kensington. Traditional students, adult learners and veterans can see if the campus matches their taste buds on June 24, during the “Spend a Summer Day” admissions event.