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Pascal Bikanura, soccer player

Soccer player earns USCAA All-American honorable mention award

Senior becomes first campus soccer player to ever receive All-America honor

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - Penn State New Kensington senior forward Pascal Bikanura (Pittsburgh, Pa./Brashear) collected United States Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) All-America Honorable Mention honors as announced at the USCAA awards banquet last week in Virginia Beach, Va. Bikanura is the first Penn State New Kensington men's soccer player to receive USCAA all-America recognition in school history.

The Corner office space

Campus entrepreneurial center prepares for December grand opening

Campus and community invited to attend Open House

Notebook with PSNK named as safest college campus in PA and 9th safest in the U.S. by Niche.

Penn State New Kensington named safest college campus in PA

Already one of the safest campuses in Pennsylvania, Penn State New Kensington can now boast the top spot for college safety in Pennsylvania. 

The campus has also been listed as the ninth safest in the entire country.  The new rankings come from Niche, a company that surveys and reviews colleges nationwide. Previously, the campus was ranked as the sixth safest in Pennsylvania and 57th in the country.

Penn State New Kensington Golfer Dan Smith

Penn State New Kensington Golfer Earns Student-Athlete of the Year

Penn State New Kensington's Dan Smith was honored by the United State Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) as the Student-Athlete of the Year for Men's Golf. Smith was presented with the award following the USCAA Golf National Championship at the Penn State University Blue Course.

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.

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