Latest News

Head of Lion Shrine and Shield graphic

New collaboration expands educational opportunities in Pennsylvania

Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses and the state’s community colleges have announced a new collaboration aimed at expanding educational opportunities in Pennsylvania and removing barriers to degree completion among college students. The collaboration builds upon long-standing relationships between the campuses and the community colleges and a shared commitment to access and affordability in higher education. 
Illustration of a cyber network

$1.1M NSF grant to fund statewide cyberinfrastructure project

Researchers at the Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences, together with collaborators at other institutions within Pennsylvania, have been awarded approximately $1.1 million in funding under the U.S. National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure program to develop a commonwealth-wide secure network and related cyberinfrastructure to interconnect Pennsylvania colleges and universities.
Individual looks at machine

New Kensington Digital Foundry receives Pa. grant to kick off Manufacturing Week

Gwen Ross, director of workforce development for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, kicked off Pennsylvania's “Manufacturing Week’ on Oct. 6 by announcing a $200,000 Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career grant to boost the skill sets of individuals participating in training at Penn State New Kensington's Digital Foundry.