Backed by the resources of Invent Penn State’s statewide network of innovation hubs, Penn State New Kensington is partnering with Westmoreland County and the city of New Kensington to revive the community through research, education and entrepreneurship.
Penn State New Kensington, with the help of the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, will host the reNew Kensington Community Workshop on Sept. 27. The workshop will serve as a starting point for a community-driven planning process related to how sustainability can be implemented in New Kensington.
Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
Penn State New Kensington celebrated the grand opening of its entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Dec. 6. Penn State President Eric Barron joined the campus and Westmoreland County leadership for the event.
Penn State New Kensington is preparing for the Dec. 6 grand opening of the new entrepreneurial center, The Corner, which will provide access to the Corner Launchbox entrepreneurial programming, as well as active, membership-driven co-working space.