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Penn State World Campus most recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus has been recognized as a high-quality online institution by U.S. News and World Report.
A group of Penn State Great Valley Engineering Management Students present their capstone project to faculty, staff, classmates, and representatives from area organizations.

Area industries partner with engineering students for rewarding experience

Master of Engineering Management students at Penn State Great Valley recently collaborated with local companies as part of a capstone project to incorporate a variety of modeling and analysis tools. The partnership was rewarding for both the organizations and students.
Erica del Gallego

International student travels to Malvern for GMAT exam preparation course

After discovering Great Valley's GMAT exam preparation course via an online search, Erica del Gallego applied for a student visa, flew to Philadelphia from Colombia, and enrolled in the course to improve her test scores.
Great Valley staff members Jo Baitinger and Cathy Ditterline

Two staff members to retire in December after combined 64 years at Great Valley

When Cathy Ditterline and Jo Baitinger started at Penn State Great Valley, the campus was located in a former elementary school and course registrations were filled out by hand. The two will retire in December after more than 30 years at Penn State.
Map of Pennsylvania with Invent Penn State sites

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.
Head shot of entrepreneur-in-residence Leo Daiuto

Local entrepreneur hired to support REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship

Leo Daiuto joins Penn State Great Valley as the campus' entrepreneur-in-residence. With an background in computer science, Daiuto has started two technology-based businesses and will help the campus grow the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.

Career pivot launches alumnus to rarefied heights of professional acclaim

For more than a decade, Jay Kovacs, an alumnus of the Graduate School at Penn State, has managed and collaborated with engineers and scientists on the development of Earth-observing spacecraft, deep space missions to investigate scientific theories about the universe, and scientific missions to study the moon, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Pluto, and the sun.
Carolina Aceto

Great Valley Marines participate in Military Appreciation Day game

Before the football game on Nov. 5, Penn State Great Valley students Carolina Aceto and Tahseen Firoz walked onto the field at Beaver Stadium to be recognized for their service in the Marine Corps. Donning Military Appreciation Day T-shirts, they joined Penn State veterans from all branches of the United States military in holding a giant American flag across the end zone as the opening bars of the national anthem rang out.
Word cloud of entrepreneurial ideas

Faculty member to present research on sustainable entrepreneurship on Nov. 9

After noticing a disconnect between the large local living economy of Philadelphia and its poverty rate, Penn State Great Valley faculty member Barrie Litzky decided to examine the idea of entrepreneurship as a vehicle for reducing hardship. She will present her research to the public at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, on the Penn State Great Valley campus.
Picture of Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

Award-winning chamber orchestra to perform at Penn State Great Valley on Oct. 26

Led by Jeri Lynne Johnson — one of the top female conductors in the world — the innovative and engaging Black Pearl Orchestra will perform at Penn State Great Valley at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. The Philadelphia Inquirer has described the group as being “first class on every level.”

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