February 28, 2020
As a staff research associate in the Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Penn State alumnus Andrew Weinert focuses on enabling drones to be safely and efficiently integrated into national airspace.
January 27, 2020
When Steve Cassey began his journey at Penn State’s then-new School of Information Sciences and Technology nearly 20 years ago, he was told that there would be an abundance of relevant jobs available in the tech field within 15 years.
January 14, 2020
For their final project, students in the Foundations of Human-Centered Design and Development course in the College of Information Sciences and Technology had the opportunity to gain real-world industry perspective and feedback on the prototypes they spent the semester building.
January 3, 2020
“A lock isn’t designed to keep people out; it’s designed to slow people down.” That was the key point that Nick Leghorn, Penn State class of 2010, took away from a hacking conference that he attended as a student.
December 9, 2019
A 2003 College of Information Sciences and Technology graduate plans to draw on his Penn State experience and education to help strengthen his community through his new job title: mayor of Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
December 4, 2019
When Jason Yakencheck was among the first classes of graduates of Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology in 2005, he had no idea of how the opportunities he took part in as a student would shape his career.
November 22, 2019
“I was very interested in working on something that no one else in the world has been doing. That was my number one motivation to get into a Ph.D. program.” Those are the words of Xin Lu, who earned her doctoral degree from the College of Information Sciences and Technology in 2016.
November 10, 2019
Chase Kelly, who earned his associate and bachelor’s degrees online through the College of Information Sciences and Technology as a first-generation adult learner, wanted to get as much of the college experience as he could because he didn’t when he was college-aged.
November 5, 2019
“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.” This quote by Aristotle is what drives David Costlow, Penn State class of 2003, in his career.
October 29, 2019
Erin McGovern, Penn State class of 2016, said she had life-changing experiences in the College of Information Sciences and Technology.
October 3, 2019
After growing up in central Pennsylvania, Dan Hansel, 2007, has an affinity for two things: Penn State and hunting.
September 4, 2019
For Megan Costello, a 2008 Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology alumna, the strong community feel is what initially drew her to the College of IST. It is also what drew her back to become an assistant teaching professor seven years after she graduated.
August 30, 2019
“The College of IST does a tremendous job of laying a solid foundation for any of its alumni to have strong, fruitful careers.
August 16, 2019
Many siblings share a special bond of being Penn State alumni, but not many can say that they graduated from the same college. For the Pisarcik sisters, graduating from the College of Information Sciences and Technology strengthened both their relationship and their technical knowledge.