Career Development

Dalynn Park and Trey Peters in BET Lab

Dalynn Park, pictured left, works on a piece of hospital equipment in the biomedical engineering technology (BET) lab at Penn State New Kensignton with Trey Peters. Park, who is finishing her last year in the BET program, was named the 2020 recipient of the Frederick J. Berger Award from Tau Alpha Pi, the national honor society for engineering technology.

Exterior Rendering New Kensington Digital Innovation Lab

An artist rendering of the exterior of a new digital innovation lab being created by the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland in collaboration with Penn State New Kensington. The lab project, which has received funding from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, is expected to open in 2021 and be located along the Corridor of Innovation, a five-block stretch of Fifth Ave. in the city of New Kensington.

Campuses transform learning through immersive technology

Penn State faculty are going beyond using traditional video in their courses by incorporating virtual-reality immersive experiences. They are discovering how those experiences help enhance active learning and focus students' attention on critical lessons in their courses.

Joshua Zakrzewski in Middle East with Terrible Towel

Joshua Zakrzewski sits atop a M-ATV, which is a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP), while showing his support for the Pittsburgh Steelers during a deployment to the Middle East. The staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force is also a senior student-athlete at Penn State New Kensington.

Joshua Zakresewski soccer and service collage

Joshua Zakrzewski, U.S. Air Force staff sergeant and senior student-athlete at Penn State New Kensington, has been recognized on and off the soccer field. The administration of justice major most recently served in the Middle East as a member of a security escort team and hopes to remain in public service after graduating.