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When Veronica Longenecker arrived at Penn State in 2015, the information technology director for the College of the Liberal Arts took time to evaluate the college’s IT infrastructure inside the Moore Building and found everything was up to par.

She wondered though, how long would that be the case?

Anita (Ferraco) Woodman is an industrial engineer by trade. It is second nature for her to observe a process and start evaluating if it can be made more efficient.

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Beginning this spring, and continuing through the end of 2018, all Penn State students, faculty and staff members will be part of a University-wide transition toward a unified, modern email and calendaring experience.

Recent Penn State IT News

Penn State leads CoAction Learning Lab

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Penn State is leading a group of 18 higher education institutions striving to provide resources that help educators pedagogically incorporate technology that delivers better learning outcomes.

Great Valley students develop app to combat veteran opioid abuse

Four members of the Analytical Assassins team at the Code4PA Pitch Day
Penn State Great Valley students and alumni recently used their data analysis and coding skills in a state-wide challenge to fight the opioid epidemic. The team developed Ve-Care, a mobile application to help veterans transition back to their daily lives after service and ultimately prevent substance abuse.

IST students earn first place in two HackPSU challenges

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An idea formulated by a group of students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology -- a chat bot that automatically answers students' frequently asked questions for advisers -- won first place in two challenges at the 2018 HackPSU competition.