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Distributed energy and grid modernization certificate launches in Philadelphia

Professionals in the renewable energy field or the electric utility sector can now enroll in Penn State’s graduate certificate in distributed energy and grid modernization. Courses are offered in Philadelphia, Malvern, and online.
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Virtual-world technology supports collaboration in online Abington-based course

A study by a Penn State Abington faculty member concluded that using a virtual-world technology to support student collaboration expanded the course's scope by improving engagement and facilitating team collaboration.
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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.
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Philadelphia regional engineering degree

Penn State faculty and students demonstrate the autonomous robot they delivered to Horsham Township public works to inspect stormwater pipes.

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.

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.
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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.
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Eric J. Barron Penn State Abington LaunchBox

Penn State President Eric J. Barron in the fabric workshop at the Penn State Abington LaunchBox. LaunchBox synthesizes idea lab, maker space, innovation hub, technology springboard, and meet up space for entrepreneurs. 

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