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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.
Brady Boyer sits on the ground and holds a penguin during his internship with the Pittsburgh Zoo.

Alumni Spotlight: biology and the 2+2 plan

From interning with the affectionate penguins at the Pittsburgh Zoo to researching orchid bees in the tropical forests of Peru, this biology major maximized his Penn State experience.
Female professor explains something to two female students during Chemistry Lab

You can study almost anything with the 2+2 Plan

From Accounting and Advertising to Women's Studies and World Languages Education, you have plenty of options in between when you study at Penn State.
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.
5 radiological sciences students stand in front of their poster at the annual Research & Creative Expo

Radiological Sciences students earn awards at conference

This student research project about the bone disease Hypophosphatasia won the poster competition at the Pennsylvania Society of Radiological Technologists state conference.
Psychology students and faculty in classroom

Four campus psychology students awarded A-K Health Foundation scholarships

Four students in the psychology program recently earned Allegheny-Kiski Health Foundation scholarships.

Senior Jamie Herstek of Upper Burrell, junior Serena Buday of Tarentum, sophomore Jon McCabe of Lower Burrell and senior Jill Dickun were presented the awards on campus by John Pastorek, president and CEO of the foundation. Each year, the foundation distributes more than $28,000 to area students pursuing postsecondary education.

Chancellor hugs Richardson after she wins Walker Award

Danielle Richardson named 2016 Walker Award Winner

A junior communications major wins the campus’ highest student honor at spring award ceremony
Headley and two members of the Alumni Society seated at a round table at the Scholarship Reception

EMET program well represented at scholarship reception

Both Headley and Mueller talked about how the generosity of others creates opportunities for undergraduate student scholarship recipients.
Sean Davis, Dylan McAnallen and the Rubik's Cube-solving robot

Davis constructs robot to solve Rubik's Cube

Students Sean Davis, left, and Dylan McAnallen both gave presentations about their work with the Rubik's Cube to local high school students attending the Mathematical Association of America Math Competition.
Dr. Roth and AOJ student before commencement

Roth earns national recognition

Roth receives the SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award in recognition of his significant promise as a teacher.