Penn State University Police Deputy Chief Dale Osenbach recently graduated from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety following the completion of an extensive, in-residence program that provides advanced leadership training specific to law enforcement. Osenbach is the deputy chief for Penn State police stations in the Southeast District, which includes the Abington, Berks, Brandywine and Great Valley campuses.
Plans for Penn State’s Spring 2021 semester, announced Oct. 4, include a later start in January; continuation of the current flexible instructional modes, including in-person; the elimination of spring break; and completion of instruction for all undergraduate and graduate students by April 30. The University will maintain its observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day on Jan. 18 for students and faculty, when no classes will be held and Dr. King’s legacy will be celebrated through a number of virtual events.
Penn State Great Valley is expanding its reach in the data analytics world by joining the Qlik Academic Program -- a partnership that includes a software donation of the state-of-the-art data analytics platform Qlik Sense.
A new partnership between Penn State and the convenience store chain Sheetz will provide education benefits to the company’s employees, an initiative aimed at helping the employees complete their college degrees.
The Penn State community is invited to virtually attend the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration, where nine student teams will present their minimum viable product for a chance to share in the remaining pool of $25,000 in funding. Saqib Shaikh, software engineering manager and project lead for the Seeing AI project at Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker. The event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 via Zoom.