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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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Available Now: Summer/Fall 2020 Penn State Application for Admission!

"Early Action" option available for applicants applying by Nov. 1
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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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Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize three Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Rita Gumbert, Erin Jordan and Rebecca Dietrich — and to everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community. We Are!
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Immersive exhibit invites viewers to virtually step inside and create art

Nine interactive experiences available between Oct. 1 and 30 during free exhibit.
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Trustees approve naming of student union at New Kensington

A planned student union building at Penn State New Kensington will be named in honor and memory of a long-time supporter and donor of the campus.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize three Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Paula, Dr. Markle and Sarah — and to everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community. We Are!
Watercolor painting of milk cans by J.D. Titzel

Award-winning Mercer County artist brings paintings and drawings to gallery

Watercolor and graphite drawings by Western Pennsylvania artist to adorn walls of gallery Sept. 3-27 at Penn State New Kensington.