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Upcoming Events

Spring 2016 Commencement Ice Cream Social

The Spring 2016 commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Auditorium. To honor our graduates and their families, we will host an ice cream social prior to the ceremony in Reese’s Café and the West Atrium of the IST Building from 12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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IST Spring 2016 Commencement

Scheduled for May 7, 2016

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Penn State! This is a wonderful occasion not only for you and your family, but for all of us in the College of IST. The Spring 2016 commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Auditorium. The ceremony will be available via live streaming/video recording.

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Enterprise Risk Management: Planning for Risk, Responding to Crisis 5/18-5/19
5/18/16 to 5/19/16

The Center for Enterprise Architecture (CEA) is offering a one-day professional development event focused on Enterprise Risk Management: "Planning for Risk, Responding to Crisis" and the critical role EA plays in helping to secure the organization. The event will include talks by industry experts from Cisco, Gartner, Microsoft and The Open Group, as well as a workshop component. We hope that you can attend. The event will be held on May 18 at Lowe's Headquarters in Mooresville, NC (~35 miles north of Charlotte, NC).

iTech Academy - High School Camps
6/20/16 to 6/24/16

CyberPatriot Camp
Explore cyber-security topics in the CyberPatriot Camp! In this camp, you will use curriculum from the Air Force Association to learn multiple operating systems (Windows and Linux).  You will learn about cybersecurity principles, career opportunities, cyber ethics, online safety, and cyber threats, and will also have the chance to compete in a mock CyberPatriot competition! Cost: $140.00

iTech Academy-Middle School Camps
6/27/16 to 7/01/16

Minecraft Camp
Learn coding and design skills by creating your own Minecraft Mod! A mod adds new content to the Minecraft game – like creatures, tools, blocks, and more – that you can play with at home or share with friends.  By the end of the week, you will have a new mod that you designed and created yourself! Cost: $100.00

Dr. Andrew Sears

Join the IST Alumni Society, faculty and staff at a regional networking event near you, to meet and welcome our new Dean, Dr. Andrew Sears to the IST community.

Pro Expo – College of IST career fair

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the IST Building

Company Registration is now open
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