Penn State’s IST online master’s program prepares future leaders in technology, security


At Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, the online master of professional studies degree program, which marks its fifth anniversary in fall 2013, is preparing professionals and organizational leaders to take on greater responsibilities, without disrupting their careers or requiring them to relocate. Read more


Penn State IST faculty, staff ahead of the curve in 3D printing technology


The rise in recent years of 3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, has paved the way for a new generation of Internet entrepreneurs and do-it-yourself manufacturers. At Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, faculty and staff members are ahead of the curve in both the research and practice of this emerging technology. Read more


Schuyler, Pensa among Penn Staters to be honored with Alumni Fellow award


Twenty-two Penn State alumni, including IST Advisory Board Members Matthew W. Schuyler ’87 and Antonio F. Pensa ’67g, ’69g, will be honored Oct. 16 for their outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association. Read more


Penn State’s Enterprise Architecture Center receives software donation from Alfabet


The Center for Enterprise Architecture (EA) at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology is the beneficiary of a gift-in-kind of software material valued at more than $800,000. The donation, which is a renewal of a gift-in-kind of more than $1 million to the center in 2011, is from Alfabet, a global provider of software for strategic information technology planning and business change management. Read more


Penn State program to boost federal cyber security receives more funding


Anna Squicciarini, an assistant professor in Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, and John Hodgson, a project manager in the Applied Research Laboratory say they are committed to nurturing students in who are interested in protecting the U.S. government’s information infrastructure. A program that they initiated in 2011 to accomplish that goal was recently given a boost by the National Science Foundation. Read more