Alumni Spotlight

Alumnus helping to give athletes a philanthropic platform

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.


IST alumna joins Alumni Society Board to help mentor, prepare students

October 29, 2019

Erin McGovern, Penn State class of 2016, said she had life-changing experiences in the College of Information Sciences and Technology.


Hunt smarter: IST alum develops digital journal to take guesswork out of hunting

October 3, 2019

After growing up in central Pennsylvania, Dan Hansel, 2007, has an affinity for two things: Penn State and hunting.


A strong community draws attorney and alumna Megan Costello back to IST

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.


Meet the Alumni Society Board: Josh Hoch, class of 2009

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.


Sisters strengthen relationship through their IST education at Penn State

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.


Former IST student now prepares Penn Staters for fast-changing information age

August 6, 2019

Marc Friedenberg’s interest in the College of Information Sciences and Technology began during a three-week residential college experience for rising high school seniors. Now, he is one of many College of IST professors making an impact on the next generation.