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TechCelerator @State College accepting applications for fall boot camp

Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator @State College is inviting area entrepreneurs, researchers and graduate students to participate in their next 10-week boot camp. The weekly sessions will run from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 27 through Dec. 6. The deadline for applications is Sept. 16.
Posted: August 22, 2016, 1:25 pm

Penn State faculty hone teaching skills at annual entrepreneurship retreat

More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Posted: August 22, 2016, 1:01 pm

‘Unfinished business': Longtime celebrity journalist graduates from Penn State

Mary Ann Norbom has been on the trail of Dolly Parton, a guest on TV show "Hard Copy" and a lifestyles editor. Now, after a career in celebrity journalism, Norbom is also a Penn State graduate. On Aug. 13, she received a bachelor's degree in political science that she finished through Penn State World Campus.
Posted: August 16, 2016, 4:02 pm

Parents’ sacrifice sets foundation for Penn State World Campus graduate

Maria Hanna will graduate on Saturday with an MBA through the Penn State World Campus iMBA program knowing the lessons she first learned as she and her family fled war-torn El Salvador helped set the foundation for every challenge she faced in life.
Posted: August 12, 2016, 1:00 pm

Army fellowship program sees its first Penn State graduates

The 19 sergeants major who graduated with master’s degrees from Penn State on Saturday comprise the first cohort of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellowship Program.
Posted: August 11, 2016, 9:10 pm

WPSU Penn State earns seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations

WPSU Penn State has earned seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations for excellence in television programming and individual achievement from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, 12 WPSU individuals were recognized through five production and two individual achievement categories.
Posted: August 10, 2016, 1:35 pm

College marshal starts career before graduation with help from online degree

Choosing to finish a degree through Penn State World Campus was easy for Tip Stama, but he still faced hurdles during his educational journey. In August, after taking a hiatus from his studies, Stama will graduate with a 4.0 grade-point average and a B.A. in energy and sustainability policy (ESP), an online College of Earth and Mineral Sciences program. He will represent his graduating class as college marshal and is the second ESP graduate selected for this honor. Unlike most students who start working full-time after graduating, Stama began his career as an environmental compliance specialist in May.
Posted: August 8, 2016, 6:35 pm

World Campus provides path to college degrees for Susquehanna Valley residents

Two adult learners from the Susquehanna Valley have turned to Penn State World Campus to help them get their college degrees.
Posted: August 1, 2016, 1:00 pm

Penn State conference to discuss best instruction methods for autistic children

The 20th annual National Autism Conference from Aug. 1-4 at the Penn State Conference Center Hotel. The conference’s nearly 90 sessions will welcome approximately 1,300 parents, educators and service providers to learn about autism research updates and to promote evidence-based interventions for school-based services.
Posted: July 26, 2016, 12:00 pm

Penn State adds new offering to homeland security portfolio

A new online graduate certificate in Penn State’s homeland security program focuses on keeping hospitals and medical facilities operating during disasters and emergencies.
Posted: July 20, 2016, 12:00 pm

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