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Great Valley faculty members recognized for teaching, service and research

At this year's convocation celebration, Great Valley honored Minyoung Cheong, assistant professor of management and organization; Richard Wall, adjunct instructor in the management division; Youakim Badr, associate professor of data analytics; and Ashkan Negahban, assistant professor of engineering management for their work and dedication to the campus.

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.

"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.