Contact Financial Aid

Contact us regarding university and campus scholarships, student financial aid, and the campus PaSSS Program.

Ashley Traini

Financial Aid Coordinator

Ashley holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Penn State University.  She provides assistance on all Financial Aid matters including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), loans, grants, and scholarships.  A proud alumna of the New Kensington campus, Ashley actively  serves as a board member of the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society.  Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys traveling with her husband, Dewey (also a PSNK alum) and chilling with their 2 cats, Penelope and Federico.

Phone: 724-334-6046
Email: [email protected]

Sherri Smith

Staff Assistant

Sherri has a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and is a mother of four children.  Sherri assists students and families with financial aid questions. She is on the Faculty Speaker Series Committee, administers the campus-wide work-study program and serves as a veterans certifying official.

Phone: 724-334-6047
Email: [email protected]