Enrolled students who are noncompliant with the weekly required testing will lose access to Canvas until they become compliant. Continued noncompliance will result in additional disciplinary sanctions, up to and including conduct suspension upon the completion of a formal student conduct process.
After having a regular season record of 12-5, the New Kensington soccer team earned a bid to the USCAA national tournament held in Virginia Beach and added three All-American student-athletes to its roster.
In alignment with the recent announcement from the White House on federal vaccination requirements, all Penn State employees at all locations are now subject to a federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement. The deadline for employees to receive their final dose of a vaccine is Jan. 4, 2022
Penn State has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to create workforce education and reskilling programs targeting the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Penn State New Kensington , along with its Digital Foundry, will lead the project, known as Growing and Reskilling Our Workforce in Pennsylvania (GROW PA).
Located on Fifth Avenue in downtown New Kensington, The Corner LaunchBox has helped a majority of the businesses on its own street, and in return, has helped revitalize the town’s business district. The innovation space has directly helped or interacted with more than 80% of small businesses within the downtown corridor, providing programing, business advice, networking events and other resources to the community.
Shara McCallum, 2021–22 Penn State Laureate and Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, will visit Penn State New Kensington to read from her works on Nov. 2. The event, which will take place at 12:05 p.m. in the Forum Theatre, is free and open to the public. Masking is required.
A new bachelor of science degree in information technology will be offered beginning in the fall 2021 semester. The degree will replace the existing bachelor of science degree in information sciences and technology, which will be phased out over the next four years.