Information Sciences and Technology


Phong T. Tran, a Penn State York student-veteran, grabs a quick selfie with the Nittany Lion prior to the start of the 49th annual spring commencement at Penn State York on May 3.  Tran earned a bachelor of science in information sciences and technology (IST), and wears a red, white, and blue cord to designate his service in the United States Armed Forces.

Beaver IST students in research lab

A new information sciences and technology lab at Penn State Beaver offers students dedicated space to work on real-world projects for local clients. Here IST students John Greer, Ryan Capets, Peri Coleman, Joel Barnes and Erica Clark, left to right, discuss the mobile app they're developing with Intersections Wellness.

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.

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.