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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.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

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New Kensington business students count the compliments at PwC competition

Like Shakespeare’s Hamlet in Elsinore Castle in Denmark, a team of business students from Penn State New Kensington faced a conundrum Oct. 26 at the PricewaterhouseCoopers' Challenge Case Competition at Penn State University Park.
Student research

Fresh from New Kensington

Local produce is often marketed as “fresh from the farm.” Penn State New Kensington sophomore agricultural sciences student Hannah Albright wants produce rebranded as “fresh from down the street.”
Car in Cuba

Hispanic Heritage Month: Filmmaker Chris Mason to speak at New Kensington campus

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, Pittsburgh filmmaker Chris Mason visits Penn State New Kensington on Sept. 27 in Café 780 for a presentation on the ties between Pittsburgh and Cuba. Mason will talk about the contributions of African heritage to Cuban culture.
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New Kensington’s ‘State of the Campus’ focused on student-centered projects

The availability of more than $60,000 in new grants for projects that complement the campus’ strategic plan was the cornerstone of Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider’s “State of the Campus” address Aug. 18. The chancellor annually gives updates to faculty and staff prior to the start of the fall semester.