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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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New Kensington student Raven Brunner wins nationwide leadership scholarship

Penn State New Kensington student Raven Brunner earned a scholarship from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders to attend the organization’s annual conference May 31 to June 3 at the University of Maryland in College Park.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
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New Kensington students garner accolades at radiological conference

In keeping with tradition, radiological sciences students from Penn State New Kensington took home the hardware March 18 at the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists (PSRT) conference in State College.
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Research and Creative Exposition, Career Day TODAY at New Kensington

Want to know if you are ready for a driverless car? Need to find out the role of multi-colored paper in short-term memory? Anxious for a new sleeping aid? The answers to these and other questions are available at the next episode of Penn State New Kensington’s Research and Creative Exposition, which is set from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the campus Athletics Center.
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Incoming New Kensington scholarship students recognized at reception

Incoming Penn State New Kensington students who received scholarships for fall 2017 were honored March 22 at the annual Spring Scholarship Breakfast at Oakmont Country Club. The social gave the new Penn Staters a chance to meet campus faculty, staff and students, and get a preview of college life. More than 200 freshmen earned awards for the upcoming academic year.
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Local companies develop workforces at New Kensington campus

Besides educating traditional (18-24-year-olds) students, Penn State New Kensington is at the forefront of providing educational choices for adult learners, including credit and noncredit courses for individuals already in the workforce.
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New Kensington community service arm reaches mangroves of Puerto Rico

After spending Martin Luther King Jr. Day 60 miles from campus volunteering at nonprofit organizations in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Penn State New Kensington students are extending their sphere of influence and spending spring break week 1,700 miles from campus performing community service projects in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Nicholas Iducovich’s business essay earns scholarship at New Kensington

Penn State New Kensington adult learner Nicholas Iducovich, a senior marketing and management major, received the $500 award at the campus’ third annual “Business Degree Program Essay Competition.”
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New Kensington students, recent alumni to attend WestPACS job fair March 15

More than 170 national and local employers offering internships and jobs will be at the Western Pennsylvania Career Services (WestPACS) Association's Spring Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Monroeville Convention Center.