Penn State’s Nittany AI Alliance recently joined forces with United Way of Chester County and Innovation Titan to host an AI for Impact Workshop. The event brought together nine area nonprofits and social enterprises with industry leaders and Penn State staff, faculty and students to explore ways these important community organizations could use AI in their everyday work.
Vanessa Sexton, a recent Penn State Abington graduate who is now enrolled in the MBA program at Penn State Great Valley, is quickly advancing in her career thanks to the diverse and marketable curriculum that is only available through Abington's customizable integrative arts major.
The technical knowledge and soft skills Penn State Abington engineering students master quickly leads to employment after graduation. New alumnus Clifford Dennis said rigorous academics, the required capstone course and summer internship, and relationships with faculty are keys to success.
Nine Penn State student teams are gaining hands-on experience as they work to use artificial intelligence for good to solve real-world problems in the areas of health, environment, education and humanitarianism as part of the 2023 Nittany AI Challenge.
Aditya Mathkar isn’t afraid to admit he wasn’t always the best student during his undergraduate years, he said. But his graduate education and new role as an alliance lead at iLink Digital are a much different story, a success he credits to the environment at Penn State Great Valley.
Students advancing solutions in health, education, environment, and humanitarianism are making a difference in the world around them through the work they are advancing as part of the Nittany AI Alliance.