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Dylan Weisman

Penn State alumnus Dylan Weisman thrives owning entertainment business

Life is defined by moments, but for Penn State graduate Dylan Weisman, his entire entrepreneurship journey has been on an incline.
Joey Tsai and Min Cheong

Binghamton colleagues join management faculty at Great Valley

New faculty members Min Cheong and Joey Tsai joined Penn State Great Valley this fall to teach leadership courses as part of the MBA and Master of Leadership Development programs. Both attended the State University of New York, Binghamton for their doctoral programs.
Dana Lauro

For MBA graduate, increased business skills and recognition worth long commute

Dana Lauro enrolled in Penn State Great Valley's MBA program to increase her business skills and drove 80 miles round trip to attend classes. After receiving a recent promotion at work, she feels confident and prepared for her new job responsibilities.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

“Stop the Stress” workshop kicks off quarterly series at The Navy Yard

Penn State Great Valley and Ardent Credit Union will offer a stress management workshop at The Navy Yard on Thursday, Sept. 21. Participants will learn four steps to quit feeling overworked, over scheduled and overwhelmed.
Penn State Online MBA Faculty Chair Glen Kreiner evaluates a project.

Residency positions Penn State Online MBA students for future success

A weeklong residency program helped prepare 82 students in the newly redesigned Penn State Online MBA Program, which is now led by the Smeal College of Business, for the academic journey that lies ahead of them.

Great Valley Alumni Society to collect professional clothing for local charity

From August 15–September 30, the Penn State Great Valley Alumni Society will collect professional men's and women's clothing and accessories. Donations will benefit Career Wardrobe, a local nonprofit that uses clothing and professional development to empower unemployed individuals to work.

Noncredit marketing courses to launch at Great Valley in January

Penn State Great Valley will launch two noncredit professional development courses in January: Content Marketing and Measuring Marketing Success. Designed for beginners and experienced professionals, the courses will help students create and evaluate a tactical and relevant marketing campaign.
Mohamad Darayi

Penn State Great Valley welcomes new systems engineering professor

Mohamad Darayi, assistant professor of systems engineering, joins Penn State Great Valley’s engineering division from the University of Oklahoma. This fall, he will teach Decision and Risk Analysis in Engineering and Deterministic Modeling and Simulation.
Marc Hanlan

Leadership instructor sparks conversation, creativity in classroom

Leadership development instructor Marc Hanlan draws on past experiences — including flying planes upside down and designing the international space station — to encourage discussion and ignite change in his classroom. He encourages his adult students to do the same.