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Karen Barr, right, talks with two students in a Penn State Beaver classroom.

Karen Barr: Students are her business

Business instructor Karen Barr is a favorite among students because of the amount of attention and help she gives them.
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Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.
Josh Hogenmiller portrait sitting

Josh Hogenmiller portrait sitting

"He's a doer. He's good at his craft," Penn State Beaver Business Instructor Dan Smith said of Hogenmiller.

Josh Hogenmiller wheel

Josh Hogenmiller wheel

A set of wheels is Totally Baked's most popular item. Customers can choose from thousands of color and additive combinations.

Josh Hogenmiller working

Josh Hogenmiller working

Hogenmiller places a powder coated dirt bike frame into a 400 degree oven to cure. The process takes a deft hand to do right, but the result is more durable than paint.

Josh Hogenmiller standing portrait

Josh Hogenmiller standing portrait

Penn State Beaver alum Josh Hogenmiller is the co-founder of Totally Baked Powder Coating. He started the business before he graduated.

Josh Hogenmiller and his business partner work in their garage

Business alum is coloring the car world

While Josh Hogenmiller was still studying business at Penn State Beaver, he sold his car, built an 8-foot oven, and launched Totally Baked Powder Coating. Now the company is doing brisk business with motorsports enthusiasts and local car dealers, and Hogenmiller is enjoying the rewards of being an entrepreneur.

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