Special Programs

Penn State New Kensington is committed to the pursuit of lifelong learning.  We offer special programs for students of all ages. 

Programs for Students in High School and Younger:

  • COMETS Program - STEM program for middle school girls
  • Dual Enrollment - high school students are invited to come take college-level courses with us
  • SAT Preparation - this course is available through the Continuing Education department

Programs for Current Students:

  • Global Programs - provides international experiences so that all students may be better global citizens
  • G.R.E.A.T Program - connects promising students with local opportunities in engineering and technology
  • Honors Program - talented students from all majors are encouraged to apply to this challenging program
  • Undergraduate Research - students conduct research under the direction of a faculty member

Programs for Adults: