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Vince Giannone and Mike Rhoads

Course establishes credibility, common language for Navy Yard project managers

Working at a growing company, Mike Rhoads and Vince Giannone needed a way to build credibility among new clients and manage change. They enrolled in project management courses at Penn State at The Navy Yard to understand the language, structure, and best practices of the Project Management Institute, and went on to successfully pass the Project Management Professional exam.
Nana Yaw Essuman

More than a software program: Graduate gains leadership, analytical skills

Nana Yaw Essuman took a big risk when he walked away from his role as a programmer analyst at Siemens to pursue a master of software engineering degree full time at Penn State Great Valley. But what he didn’t realize was that he would graduate with more than just technical programming skills.
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Engineering students evaluate Johnson Matthey production for course project

Graduate engineering management students applied their coursework to a real-world business environment when they partnered with Johnson Matthey for a capstone project.
Data analytics grad Annie Milakovic 2017

Penn State graduates its first students in data analytics

Penn State’s master’s degree in data analytics will graduate its first students at the University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16.
homeland security photo

Penn State expands homeland security graduate program with two new offerings

Penn State has added two new courses of study in its homeland security portfolio that can help prepare professionals to combat terrorism and cyber-attacks, through Penn State World Campus.
Angela Gray

Online courses, Malvern residency create valuable experience for finance student

After taking an accounting course to fulfill an undergraduate degree requirement, Angela Gray changed her mind about a career in business. Now, she's on her way to earning her master's degree in finance online from Penn State, and recently traveled to Pennsylvania for a weeklong residency.
Mitch Engleka

Engineering student turns summer internship into part-time job

When Mitch Engleka decided to change his major, it seemed like a pretty simple switch -- just from one type of engineering to another.
Joshua Beauchamp of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s engineering program brings student’s dreams full circle

Joshua Beauchamp’s lifelong passion for robotics introduced him to Penn State Brandywine. Today, as a Brandywine student, he is introducing grade-school students to the world of robotics.
Penn State Online MBA Faculty Chair Glen Kreiner evaluates a project.

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.

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