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.
Nana Yaw Essuman took a big risk when he walked away from his role as a programmer analyst at Siemens to pursue a master of software engineering degree full time at Penn State Great Valley. But what he didn’t realize was that he would graduate with more than just technical programming skills.