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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

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.
Student presenting research

Inaugural Great Valley poster fair brings visibility to diverse student research

Undergraduate and graduate engineering students recently created posters, presented research, and competed for cash prizes at Penn State Great Valley’s inaugural Research and Scholarly Work Poster Fair.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Penn State Great Valley graduate students stand in front of their audit poster

Students bring organizational behavior concepts to life for area companies

MBA, leadership development, and engineering students recently audited area companies including Johnson and Johnson and Vanguard as part of a positive organizational behavior and well-being class at Penn State Great Valley. The course culminated in a miniature conference where students presented their findings to the public.
Graduate Exhibition Musical Performancers

Graduate Exhibition Performances

From left to right: Stephen Fleming, Anthony Poehailos, Presiden Barron, Natasha McCandless and Fabio Saggin

Graduate Exhibition Musical Performancers

2017 Graduate Exhibition award winners announced

Forty-one graduate students received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 32nd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 24 and 26 on Penn State's University Park campus. A complete list of winners is available below.

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.
Student team virtual poster session Abington

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.
Engineering

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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