Military Appreciation

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.

Longtime Penn State supporters show support to ROTC

Events coalesced early in Dallas Krapf’s life to eventually convert him into an indefatigable Penn State and military supporter: the Vietnam War, his attendance at Lycoming College, living near the Great Valley campus and having two sisters attend Penn State.

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.