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Leadership development and project management students at Penn State at The Navy Yard

Sharpening today's workforce

Courses in project management and leadership development allow Navy Yard professionals to hone their technical and interpersonal skills — and immediately impact workplaces in Philadelphia and beyond.
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'Noontime U' highlights fall series of events at Penn State at the Navy Yard

Bring your lunch and get ready to relax and learn at the new "Noontime U" series of talks at Penn State at the Navy Yard. The fall series focuses on sustainable living and kicks off at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
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New faculty members bring academic and industry experience to the classroom

Faculty who bring real-world experience and research to the classroom are invaluable to students’ growth and learning. Two such faculty members joined Penn State Great Valley’s management division this semester: Yong O. Kim, assistant teaching professor of finance, and Yuan Shi, assistant professor of accounting.
Architectural Engineering Professor Jim Freihaut

Microgrids, major changes: Professor leading effort to redesign power grid

When Hurricane Sandy hit the eastern seaboard in 2012, entire city skylines went completely black with the curious exception of a few small areas still emitting light, thanks to their use of combined heat and power systems, a key component to microgrids. Jim Freihaut, professor of architectural engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, sees these microgrids not as exceptions but as the norm of the future.
Young professionals networking at Penn State at the Navy Yard

Penn State at the Navy Yard and PIDC partner to offer headshots, networking tips

Penn State at the Navy Yard will partner with Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) this winter to offer two events to help Philadelphia professionals get noticed on LinkedIn, expand their network, and land their next job.
An example of a microgrid

New microgrid guide to assist 'hybrid' fossil fuel and renewable energy systems

Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering recently developed an introductory guide to assist those in Pennsylvania who are interested in conceiving, developing and financing "hybrid" fossil fuel and renewable energy systems.