• COMETS Program

    The Courses on Math, Engineering, Technology and Science (COMETS) Program through Penn State New Kensington is a STEM initiative of both education and industry. COMETS is directed at supporting and guiding middle school students as they gain confidence in their abilities in science,math, engineering and technology.

    The purpose of the program is to:

    (1) provide sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in southwestern Pennsylvania with mentoring support and hands-on experiential learning activities that support the pursuit of upper level math and science courses in high school;

    (2) provide a positive perspective of college-level STEM courses;

    (3) give encouragement and guidance in selecting future STEM-related careers, both college degree and non-degree careers.

    Registration deadline for workshops in this program is December 3, 2020. Please click on the link for the COMETS flyer and workshop dates.

    COMETS Program Information & Workshop Dates