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Penn State Great Valley inaugurates REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship

Penn State Great Valley celebrated its REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship on Monday, May 22, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center aims to engage and encourage Penn State students, faculty and community members to generate innovative, commercially-viable solutions to address existing and emerging business and social needs.
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For first-generation college grad, research builds confidence and sales strategy

As a business insight and analytics manager at a pharmaceutical company, Jackie Markle examines what products drive sales. A recent data mining course changed her sales strategy at work to help her company increase distribution and profit in a cost-effective manner.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
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Philadelphia regional engineering students present senior projects

Students enrolled in the Philadelphia regional general engineering degree program presented senior capstone projects at the annual Design Expo.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
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Great Valley student panel event examines cross-cultural experiences

In a celebration of Penn State Great Valley’s diverse community, three graduate students with international backgrounds recently shared their experiences with faculty and staff at a luncheon sponsored by the campus’ Diversity Action Council.
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Great Valley to host film screening about rising sea levels on May 18

Penn State Great Valley invites the community to learn about the cost of rising sea levels at a screening of the short documentary, “Facing the Surge,” on May 18. The event will also include a panel discussion with the filmmaker and several Citizens’ Climate Lobby members.
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First Great Valley team competes at University Park’s DataFest

Consisting of four engineering graduate students, the first team from Great Valley recently traveled to University Park to compete in the American Statistical Society's annual DataFest event.
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Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.