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Dylan Weisman

Penn State alumnus Dylan Weisman thrives owning entertainment business

Life is defined by moments, but for Penn State graduate Dylan Weisman, his entire entrepreneurship journey has been on an incline.
Dana Lauro

For MBA graduate, increased business skills and recognition worth long commute

Dana Lauro enrolled in Penn State Great Valley's MBA program to increase her business skills and drove 80 miles round trip to attend classes. After receiving a recent promotion at work, she feels confident and prepared for her new job responsibilities.
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.
Part of Myers' winning data visualization

Student brings century-old data to life

When Heather Myers registered for a data visualization course this past spring, she anticipated learning techniques and tools to depict large amounts of data. Little did she know she would receive global recognition from Tableau, a leader in business intelligence and analytics software. Her interactive map of Pennsylvania depicting the value of farms and amounts of livestock provides users with a glimpse into agricultural life in 1850.
Regional general engineering

Philadelphia regional engineering students present senior projects

Students enrolled in the Philadelphia regional general engineering degree program presented senior capstone projects at the annual Design Expo.
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.
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.
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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