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Residency positions Penn State Online MBA students for future success

A weeklong residency program helped prepare 82 students in the newly redesigned Penn State Online MBA Program, which is now led by the Smeal College of Business, for the academic journey that lies ahead of them.
Erik Bullock

Great Valley Master of Finance program helps graduate land dream job

Working as a staff accountant, Erik Bullock dreamed of being an investment banker. Through Penn State Great Valley's online Master of Finance program, he improved his mathematical and analytical skills — and landed an investment banking job in Los Angeles.

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.
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.
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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.
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Penn State Great Valley houses big data lab for real-time analysis

Engineering professors Adrian Barb and Robin Qiu conduct real-time analysis in Penn State Great Valley's big data lab. Students enrolling in the new data analytics master's degree program will get hands-on experience through the lab.
StormBot

Student-built robo-inspector fends off flooding, erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn’t fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials turned to students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree. They delivered Stormbot on time and way, way under budget.