By Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette // October 28, 2020 New Kensington, an Allegheny River town built around the birth of the aluminum industry in the late 19th century, has been trying for several years to remake itself as a hub for small businesses and technological innovation. It took another step toward that vision
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — October 28 marked the unveiling of the Digital Foundry at New Kensington, a new 15,044-square-feet innovation and manufacturing lab space that will use cutting-edge technologies to develop future-ready skills and improve business outcomes. Located on Fifth Ave. in downtown New Kensington, the Digital Foundry at New Kensington has been a collaborative
NEW KENSINGTON — The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded $5.5 million in funding for a new, state-of-the-art digital innovation lab in the city of New Kensington. The lab is a collaborative effort between the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland and Penn State New Kensington, with support and advisement from the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC).
By Kimberly Palmiero // Illustration by Olson McIntyre - FEBRUARY 9, 2020 In communities across Postindustrial America, universities and companies are racing to figure out how to equip people for jobs in the next 20 years. In Ohio, JPMorgan Chase announced in the fall that it would donate $1 million to Columbus State to help build courses and