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.
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.