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New Kensington campus, Westmoreland County to create digital innovation lab

By |2020-03-16T10:18:19-04:00February 27th, 2020|DI Lab, News|

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).

A new industrial revolution – Innovation lab in Pennsylvania could serve as a model

By |2020-02-10T09:49:01-05:00February 10th, 2020|DI Lab, News|

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