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Penn State MBA in Cranberry Township to hold two information sessions

Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students Oct. 16 and 26.

New Kensington’s Bikanura, Zakrzewski earn weekly athletic conference honors

Penn State New Kensington senior Pascal Bikanura was named the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Player of the Week, while sophomore Joshua Zakrzewski earned PSUAC Goalie of the Week honors.
Adult Learning Community

Career Services announces new Adult Learning Community

Penn State New Kensington has launched a new service to meet the needs of its western Pennsylvania campus. The Adult Learning Community was established by the campus’ Academic and Career Success Center in fall 2017 to address the unique needs of adult learners.
Dorinsky "Sand Dune Raku"

Local Raku artist John Dorinsky featured in gallery

New Kensington native John Dorinsky will share his dramatic artworks in the Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery in an exhibit titled “Sand Dune Raku” through Sept. 29. The show is free and open to the public.

Six new faculty bring fresh perspectives to New Kensington

With the influx of six new faculty members with national and international ties, Penn State New Kensington is increasing its faculty diversity to provide students with a global experience.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

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.