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Penn State delegation fostering partnerships abroad

A delegation from three Pittsburgh-area Penn State campuses — including Beaver, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington — will visit two universities in Europe this summer to foster global partnerships and expand the Experiential Digital Global Engagement, or EDGE, program.
Marcella Moore, student, presents research and poster

Biobehavioral health major offers students unique, competitive edge

The biobehavioral health program at Penn State New Kensington offers students unique, real-world preparation in health-related fields.
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Spend a Summer Day at Penn State New Kensington

The Penn State New Kensington Office of Admissions and Student Aid will host events for prospective students and their parents throughout the summer.
Red brick building in New Kensington

Retrofitting roofs in Pennsylvania's 'Rust Belt'

Esther Obonyo, associate professor of engineering design and architectural engineering, was awarded a $25,000 grant from Penn State’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment to design and test a new roofing composite. The project is part of a cross-institutional, multidisciplinary initiative led by Penn State New Kensington’s Corner Launchbox focused on refreshing the community’s image and economy.

Penn State contracts with Metz Culinary Management for seven campuses

In an effort to consolidate multiple external food service contracts at seven of its Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State has awarded Metz Culinary Management a three-year food services contract to serve those locations.
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Penn State New Kensington student awarded national AAMI Foundation scholarship

Brad Klauss, a student in the biomedical engineering technology degree program at Penn State New Kensington, has been named one of seven recipients of a national scholarship from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Foundation.
Dr. Adrian Tan speaks to group at Corner CON 2018

June Idea TestLab invites entrepreneurs in New Kensington area to explore ideas

An Idea TestLab workshop series is being offered in June at Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center, The Corner.
Daniele Smith stands with parents holding Egli award

New Kensington golfer named Egli Outstanding Student-Athlete award winner

Being named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association's national student-athlete of the year was not the only accolade sophomore Daniele Smith received this year. Smith was recently recognized as the male recipient of the 2018 John S. Egli Outstanding Student-Athlete Award by the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
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Reimagining manufacturing: Penn State campus paving way for industry's future

A Penn State New Kensington-led partnership including MIT and Arconic has been awarded one of 10 Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute grants to study smart manufacturing initiatives throughout the United States.

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.