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Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
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Savannah Smith, a sophomore psychology major at Penn State New Kensington, photographed this image of her friend Paulina, left, doing service work in Puerto Rico during spring break. The two were part of a group working with Caras una Casua, helping to erect signs, plant mangrove trees and clearing brush from fields.

The Pennsylvania Capitol

Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.
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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.
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Penn State New Kensington signs lease for new entrepreneurial center

The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) board of directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, approved today (March 31) a lease agreement between the WCIDC and Penn State New Kensington. The New Kensington campus will be leasing 4,725 square feet at 701 Fifth Ave. in New Kensington from the WCIDC. This space will be home to the new entrepreneurial center set to open in fall 2017.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

High school students

High schools primed for deciphering math challenges at New Kensington

Archimedes’ spheres and cylinders and Pythagoras’ right triangles and hypotenuses were scrutinized and unraveled Feb. 15 by nearly 100 students from high schools in the western Pennsylvania region at the American Mathematics Competition at Penn State New Kensington.
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New Kensington chancellor provides update on Entrepreneur Center

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider previewed the new Entrepreneurial Center Feb. 10 at a meeting of local business leaders and city and county officials in the new Knead Community Café in downtown New Kensington.

Libraries' Gilley to receive highest career award in women and gender studies

Jennifer Gilley, head librarian at Penn State University Libraries’ Elisabeth S. Blissell Library at Penn State New Kensington, has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) Career Achievement Award. The award honors significant longstanding contributions to women’s studies in the field of librarianship over the course of a career.

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