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Five professors from Catholic University and Penn State stand in front of a building in France.

Penn State delegation fostering partnerships abroad

A delegation from three Pittsburgh-area Penn State campuses — including Beaver, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington — will visit two universities in Europe this summer to foster global partnerships and expand the Experiential Digital Global Engagement, or EDGE, program.
Five professors from Catholic University and Penn State stand in front of a building in France.

Penn State Beaver, GA, NK delegation in Europe

A delegation from Penn State's western campuses stopped at the Catholic University in Lille, France. Pictured here, left to right, are: Céline Blondeau, vice dean of management, economics, and sciences at Catho Lille; Bernice Cerasaro, assistant teaching professor in business at Penn State Greater Allegheny; Yang Xu, associate professor of business at Penn State New Kensington; Dan Smith, assistant teaching professor of business at Penn State Beaver; and Véronique Flambard, rising vice dean at Catho, Lille.


Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.


Steve Flanagan, Sherveen Karbasiafshar, James Frazier and Mathew Chen created HemoGo. HemoGo is one of six Penn State student teams competing for $30,000 in funding on "The Investment" airing at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018, on WPSU.

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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

Business students

New Kensington business students count the compliments at PwC competition

Like Shakespeare’s Hamlet in Elsinore Castle in Denmark, a team of business students from Penn State New Kensington faced a conundrum Oct. 26 at the PricewaterhouseCoopers' Challenge Case Competition at Penn State University Park.
Student research

Fresh from New Kensington

Local produce is often marketed as “fresh from the farm.” Penn State New Kensington sophomore agricultural sciences student Hannah Albright wants produce rebranded as “fresh from down the street.”
Car in Cuba

Hispanic Heritage Month: Filmmaker Chris Mason to speak at New Kensington campus

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, Pittsburgh filmmaker Chris Mason visits Penn State New Kensington on Sept. 27 in Café 780 for a presentation on the ties between Pittsburgh and Cuba. Mason will talk about the contributions of African heritage to Cuban culture.