Wireless coverage expanded at New Kensington campus

February 06, 2013

With the installation of access points in four additional buildings, wireless coverage has expanded at Penn State New Kensington. Users should notice improvement of Wireless 2.0 signal strength in the Science, Arbuckle Technology Administration and Conference Center buildings.

The conversion to 2.0 from 1.0 began in summer 2012 and included improvements to performance, security and usability when moving from building to building.

Focusing on academic areas, the campus initiated its wireless coverage in 2004 to enable laptops to remain portable. Students, faculty and staff can now move within a wireless area from offices to classrooms to meetings, while browsing the web.

For the Wireless 2.0 Reference guide, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/Documents/IT/general_wireless2.pdf


  • Wireless technology allows campus students in the lower lobby of the Activities Building to use their laptops without electrical plugs and cumbersome wires.

    IMAGE: Bill Woodard

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Last Updated February 07, 2013