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Jackie Markle

Building confidence and a sales strategy

A data mining course allowed Jackie Markle, a first-generation college graduate and data analytics student, to strategically apply what she's learned in the classroom to her daily life.
Dr. Kathryn Jablokow seated in Penn State Great Valley's Innovation Suite

Determining optimal design team performance

A recent grant from the National Science Foundation allows Kathryn Jablokow, associate professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering, to shift her research focus to the corporate world.
Headshot of Laura Materi

Professional development courses contribute to promotion

After being assigned to a new project team, Laura Materi enrolled in the project management certificate program. After gaining project management experience both in the classroom and at work, she sat for the PMP® exam and received a promotion.
Photo of Ruchika Chari and Malavika Mathur, information science students at Penn State Great Valley

Big data lab research provides students with competitive advantage

Two Master of Information Science students will graduate with job offers thanks to their studies and hands-on research analyzing tweets during the recent election.
Master of Engineering Management student Nasr Mustafa.

Fulbright Scholar pursues master’s degree

With a background in engineering and business, Nasr Mustafa is only person from Oman to receive a Fulbright Foreign Student grant this year.
Francine Way

Musser Fellowship awarded to young entrepreneur

As the daughter of two business owners, Francine Way was immersed in an entrepreneurial culture from a young age. She founded her own social impact company in 2015.
Teacher and student looking at computer

Penn State Great Valley houses big data lab for real-time analysis and research

Engineering professors Adrian Barb and Robin Qiu can monitor what’s being tweeted across the world in real time.
Photo of Ashuti Reynolds

Great Valley finance student to apply skills in Africa

Through her online coursework with Penn State Great Valley’s Master of Finance program, Ashuti Reynolds has learned to be creative and work collaboratively — skills she will use on an upcoming service trip to the Gambia.
Group photo of students

REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship

Penn State Great Valley is one of six campuses to receive a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State Initiative. The grant will establish the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship which will open this fall.