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Beaver faculty, area professionals encourage girls to 'be a boss' at STEM event

More than 70 students from four Beaver County school districts participated in W.I.S.E. UP, Penn State Beaver's day of STEM-related workshops and panels for seventh-grade girls.
Penn State Beaver graduates, still wearing gowns, talk with fellow students.

Garett Schefler and Evan McStay graduation 2018

Garett Schefler, center, and Evan McStay, right, speak with fellow Penn State Beaver graduates after the spring 2018 commencement ceremony. Schefler and McStay will both begin full-time jobs at FedEx this summer.

Penn State Beaver graduates, still wearing gowns, talk with fellow students.

Internships lead to full-time jobs for Beaver IST students

Beaver Instructor Ashu Kumar tells his students they need to display clarity, confidence and commitment if they want to succeed. Those qualities have resulted in full-time jobs for three IST graduates.
Penn State Beaver graduates wearing gowns talk after ceremony.

Evan McStay Garett Schefler graduation

Garett Schefler, center, and Evan McStay, right, speak with fellow Penn State Beaver graduates after the spring 2018 commencement ceremony. Schefler and McStay will both begin full-time jobs at FedEx this summer.

Penn State Beaver graduates wearing gowns talk after ceremony.

Internships lead to full-time jobs for Beaver IST students

Beaver Instructor Ashu Kumar tells his students they need to display clarity, confidence and commitment if they want to succeed. Those qualities have resulted in full-time jobs for three IST graduates.
A cell phone screen with an app displayed.

Beaver campus app

The Penn State Beaver Information Sciences and Technology 440 class is building an app that will allow students to find study partners, buy and trade belongings, and meet up at events, among other things.

A cell phone screen with an app displayed.

Beaver IST students develop app to connect campus community

Students in Penn State Beaver Instructor Ted Froats’ IST 440 class have spent the semester researching and building an app that allows Beaver students to find and convene study groups, buy and sell goods, and gather friends to attend activities and sporting events, among other things.
Richard Lomotey and Evan McStay in a computer lab

Information Sciences and Technology: Changing the world

IST student Evan McStay is adapting a phone app he and his classmates developed for Ghanaian cocoa farmers into one aimed at corn and bean farmers in western Pennsylvania.
Richard Lomotey and Evan McStay in a computer lab

Richard Lomotey works with student Evan McStay.

Beaver IST student Evan McStay, seated, received a Penn State Student Engagement Network Grant to work with Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey on a mobile app for farmers.

Student consulting group to help area businesses address challenges

Penn State Beaver information sciences and technology instructor Ashu Kumar is leading an advisory group that will serve as consultants to area businesses and non-profits, identifying their specific problems and challenges and connecting them with faculty and students who may be able to provide solutions.

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