Visionary entrepreneurs from around the country visited IST the week of March 18-23 to share their perspectives on creating cutting-edge products and services during the college’s second annual Start-up Week. The event, which was open to the public, featured more than 25 speakers and visitors from trailblazing companies such as Weebly, Reddit, Sincerely, Dropbox, Scribd, Socialcam, and SongSplits Solutions.
An alumnus reflects on Redspin, a life-changing internship, and hands-on hobbies.
As a consulting manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York City, Ray Mastre, a 2004 graduate of the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at the New Kensington campus, helps to reduce corporate risk by ensuring that employees are only doing what they should in large computer systems such as SAP. As an IST alumnus, he is dedicated to nurturing talent and building future leaders by recruiting for PwC through career fairs, individual mentoring, and speaking at Penn State New Kensington, Penn State University Park, and other Penn State campuses.
iConnect sat down with Penn State Safety Stephen Obeng-Agyapong (IST ‘13) to talk about balancing schoolwork, athletics, and his plans for the future.