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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.