In Iraq, Ahmed Mohammed held a variety of jobs — market research account executive, hotel manager, university lecturer. After noticing a consistent leadership void in all positions, he pursued a graduate program in the United States to develop his potential.
Several weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) provided Penn State and the Coalition of Graduate Employees (CGE) with the transcripts from the PLRB hearings that were held on the petition filed by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) to unionize Penn State graduate students.
After taking an accounting course to fulfill an undergraduate degree requirement, Angela Gray changed her mind about a career in business. Now, she's on her way to earning her master's degree in finance online from Penn State, and recently traveled to Pennsylvania for a weeklong residency.
Dana Lauro enrolled in Penn State Great Valley's MBA program to increase her business skills and drove 80 miles round trip to attend classes. After receiving a recent promotion at work, she feels confident and prepared for her new job responsibilities.
A weeklong residency program helped prepare 82 students in the newly redesigned Penn State Online MBA Program, which is now led by the Smeal College of Business, for the academic journey that lies ahead of them.
When Heather Myers registered for a data visualization course this past spring, she anticipated learning techniques and tools to depict large amounts of data. Little did she know she would receive global recognition from Tableau, a leader in business intelligence and analytics software. Her interactive map of Pennsylvania depicting the value of farms and amounts of livestock provides users with a glimpse into agricultural life in 1850.