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Study: Penn State New Kensington contributes $28.5 million to PA economy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State New Kensington contributed $28.5 million to the Pennsylvania economy in FY 2017, and supported, directly and indirectly, 396 Pennsylvania jobs.
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Entrepreneurial center, The Corner, now open

Campus and community members invited to learn about entrepreneurial programming, coworking space and more! Image: Cory Morton
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Night to day: Penn State campus unites to shed light on student's dream

Student with rare sunlight-induced condition has bright future at New Kensington campus
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Six Penn State faculty receive Fulbright awards for 2019-20

Penn State has a long tradition of Fulbright success. Six Penn State faculty members have been awarded for the 2019-2020 cycle.
2019 Western-region Sustainability Forum attendees

Eight Commonwealth Campuses highlight sustainability efforts at regional forum

The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.
Sarah Hunter paints at the 2018 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington

Art, tech, sustainability to converge for 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Penn State New Kensington's third annual Off the Wall pARTy, scheduled for June 14, will feature artists Rodney Allen Trice and George Williams; live music by Vida Loves Donnie and Belly Up; seven pop-up galleries; interactive art stations; tapas and libations; and live and silent auctions.

Libraries' Research Awards recognize 105 students across 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
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Registration for summer 'Kids in College' programs open for 2019

The Office of Continuing Education at Penn State New Kensington has opened registration for its annual Kids in College summer camp programs for youth in elementary, middle and high schools. More than 40 programs focused on science, technology, engineering, arts and math, as well as fun, are offered.