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Penn State Great Valley

"I had an idea to build my own app"

After competing in esports professionally for 10 years, Rob Ambrose leveraged University resources and graduate coursework to launch his own app, allowing players, coaches, and analysts to strategize.
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An MBA Tailored to Busy Professionals

Penn State Great Valley's AACSB-accredited MBA is now extended across the Philadelphia region — allowing graduate students to spend more time learning and less time commuting.
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Building confidence and a sales strategy

A data mining course allowed Jackie Markle, a first-generation college graduate and data analytics student, to strategically apply what she's learned in the classroom to her daily life.
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Big data lab research provides students with competitive advantage

Two Master of Information Science students will graduate with job offers thanks to their studies and hands-on research analyzing tweets during the recent election.
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Professional development courses contribute to promotion

After being assigned to a new project team, Laura Materi enrolled in the project management certificate program. As she gained experience both in the classroom and at work, she sat for the PMP® exam and received a promotion.
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Rob Ambrose, Penn State Great Valley software engineering student

Student leverages coursework, University resources to launch esports app

Former professional esports player Rob Ambrose launched his own app for teams, coaches and analysts to discuss and draw strategies on in-game maps. A software engineering student at Penn State Great Valley, he competed — and won — the campus’ inaugural Lion Cage pitch competition. There, he discovered the University’s resources available to student entrepreneurs.
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Penn State faculty receive Fulbright awards for 2019-20

Penn State has a long tradition of Fulbright success. Seven Penn State faculty members have been awarded for the 2019-20 cycle.
Seed grant

ICS Seed Grants to power projects that use AI, machine learning for common good

Penn State's Institute for CyberScience has awarded $367,632 in seed funding for projects designed to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to assist the public good. The grants support projects in 20 different departments and units, 10 colleges and three institutes.
Undergraduate engineering alumnus Mitch Engleka at Southco

Southco partnership provides valuable opportunity for engineering design student

As a student in the Bachelor of Engineering degree with the Multidisciplinary Engineering Design (MDE) option, Mitch Engleka had the opportunity to intern at Southco, a manufacturing company. He received a job offer after graduation and is now mentoring current students as they work on their capstone project.
Nittany AI Challenge

Ten teams awarded $1,500 to move forward in the Nittany AI Challenge

Ten student teams at Penn State will receive $1,500 from the Nittany AI Alliance to move on to Phase Three of the Nittany AI Challenge. Teams competing in the challenge are directed to use the prize money to create a minimum viable product using the artificial intelligence platform of their choosing to address real-world problems facing students at the University.
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Great Valley media editing room named for commitment from Carl J. Woodin

Penn State Great Valley alumnus and former adjunct faculty member Carl J. Woodin has made a generous commitment to name the media editing room in the campus’ newly-renovated Knowledge Commons.