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Philadelphia region engineering majors support high school robotics team

A women’s high school robotics team demonstrated their new creation for students enrolled in the Philadelphia regional undergraduate general engineering at Penn State Great Valley.
Meghana Basetty

Great Valley helps information science graduate land three job offers

After graduating in December, international student Meghana Basetty received three job offers — each position interacting with technology and software she learned in the Master of Information Science program.
Rebecca Strzelec

Penn State laureate to discuss art and engineering at Great Valley on Feb. 21

Rebecca Strzelec, Penn State laureate and professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona, will present “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Penn State Great Valley.

Seed grants foster engineering research collaborations among Penn State campuses

Penn State’s Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and College of Engineering have created a seed grant program to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth Campuses.
Sushrut Kanetkar

Software engineering student benefits from big data lab research

A few weeks into the Master of Software Engineering program, Great Valley student Sushrut Kanetkar applied for a research assistant position in the big data lab. Now he works to maintain the infrastructure of one of the lab's clusters — a group of computer servers acting together as one system.
Photo of Pornsit Jiraporn, associate professor of finance at Penn State Great Valley

Finance professor to discuss research on ethics and dividend policy on March 8

After examining data from 1,500 companies, Pornsit Jiraporn, Penn State Great Valley associate professor of finance, will discuss his research on the relationship between agencies and dividend policy. He will also explore the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Headshot of Laura Materi

Great Valley student credits professional development courses for promotion

After being assigned to a new project team at Frontline Education, Laura Materi enrolled in Great Valley's 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.
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Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a high-quality online institution by U.S. News and World Report.

Great Valley to launch graduate certificate in entrepreneurship this spring

Starting in spring 2017, Penn State Great Valley will offer a 12-credit New Ventures and Entrepreneurship certificate for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to conceptualize and develop new business endeavors.
Members of the Great Valley Alumni Society and Ann's Heart

First Great Valley Alumni Society Coat Drive collects 120+ items for charity

The Great Valley Alumni Society held an inaugural coat drive to support local Chester County citizens in need of warm clothing. Over 120 items went to Ann's Heart in Phoenixville in support of their Code Blue Winter Warming Center.

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