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Great Valley completes $1.9 million renovation to open Knowledge Commons

Penn State Great Valley just completed a $1.9 million renovation to the Main Building’s ground floor to create a Knowledge Commons, a shared learning space that fosters collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition to a circulation desk, the former library space now houses rooms for group study, media editing, gaming, fitness and more.
Representatives from Penn State Great Valley and Immaculata University signing an agreement at the Penn State Great Valley campus

Penn State Great Valley, Immaculata University partner to offer graduate studies

Penn State Great Valley in Malvern and Immaculata University have announced an articulation agreement that makes Immaculata students eligible to enroll in select graduate programs at the Great Valley campus.
An example of a microgrid on a roof

New microgrid guide to assist 'hybrid' fossil fuel and renewable energy systems

Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering recently developed an introductory guide to assist those in Pennsylvania who are interested in conceiving, developing and financing "hybrid" fossil fuel and renewable energy systems.
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Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together

Because solar and wind power generators depend on time of day and the weather, we need ways to combine power sources and storage systems to assure reliable service. We also need to integrate new technologies with the existing power grid. Part five of a five-part series.
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Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices. Part four of a five-part series.
Ivan Concepcion, Master of Finance student

Master of Finance program challenges senior manager to think ahead, be creative

After 20 years of experience climbing the corporate ladder, Ivan Concepcion, a corporate assistant controller, finds himself back in school, pursuing a master’s degree in finance. With an impressive resume, Concepcion enrolled in the program not to seek a raise or a promotion, but rather to provide value to his company.
Four members of the Analytical Assassins team at the Code4PA Pitch Day

Great Valley students develop app to combat veteran opioid abuse

Penn State Great Valley students and alumni recently used their data analysis and coding skills in a state-wide challenge to fight the opioid epidemic. The team developed Ve-Care, a mobile application to help veterans transition back to their daily lives after service and ultimately prevent substance abuse.
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Supply chain management certificate to launch in Malvern and Philadelphia

Penn State Great Valley will launch a new, noncredit supply chain management certificate this spring. The 3-course program will be offered in Malvern and at Penn State at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia.
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Teaching and Learning with Technology introduces new Faculty Fellows

Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State has named its four TLT Faculty Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year — David Hunter, Kathryn W. Jablokow, Karen Kackley-Dutt, and Alan Wagner. This year's TLT Faculty Fellows will work on projects covering data science, digital fluency, immersive experiences, and robotics.
Megahed, Jablokow, and Pachpute with ASEE awards

Great Valley study on the effectiveness of entrepreneurial teams earns honors

As part of an ongoing grant from the National Science Foundation, Kathryn Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering at Penn State Great Valley, worked alongside Mohamed Megahed and Pratik Pachpute, two Great Valley graduate students, to study the effectiveness of entrepreneurial teams. Their research paper won second place in the entrepreneurial division of the American Society for Engineering Education.