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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.
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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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A Great Valley and Penn State alum’s big data look at the Rose Bowl

Penn State alum, Great Valley Advisory Board Chair, and Vanguard Manager Gary Generose shares his experience at the 2017 Rose Bowl through "data" collected on his trip.
A group of Penn State Great Valley Engineering Management Students present their capstone project to faculty, staff, classmates, and representatives from area organizations.

Area industries partner with engineering students for rewarding experience

Master of Engineering Management students at Penn State Great Valley recently collaborated with local companies as part of a capstone project to incorporate a variety of modeling and analysis tools. The partnership was rewarding for both the organizations and students.
Erica del Gallego

International student travels to Malvern for GMAT exam preparation course

After discovering Great Valley's GMAT exam preparation course via an online search, Erica del Gallego applied for a student visa, flew to Philadelphia from Colombia, and enrolled in the course to improve her test scores.
Great Valley staff members Jo Baitinger and Cathy Ditterline

Two staff members to retire in December after combined 64 years at Great Valley

When Cathy Ditterline and Jo Baitinger started at Penn State Great Valley, the campus was located in a former elementary school and course registrations were filled out by hand. The two will retire in December after more than 30 years at Penn State.
Map of Pennsylvania with Invent Penn State sites

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.