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The IST Alumni Spotlight is to showcase and recognize outstanding IST alumni for their success as leaders in their professional field and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their profession on a monthly basis. This exceptional alum should be an outstanding role model for prospective and current IST students. Do you know an IST alum who fits this bill? Please nominate them for the IST Alumni Spotlight!


June 20, 2019

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Alison Murphy has been deeply involved with the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology for nearly two decades.

As a 2004 alumna and a member of the college’s second graduating class, Murphy was instrumental in establishing a number of IST’s clubs. She is one of the original founders of Women in IST and IST Student Government, served as chair for the IST Social Committee, and was involved with getting IST representation in Penn State’s Dance Marathon.


May 21, 2019

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ric Brandman, a 2011 alumnus of the College of Information Sciences and Technology, is putting the skills and education he gained at Penn State to improve the fan experience at one of the country’s most recognizable Major League Baseball (MLB) parks – Dodger Stadium.


May 13, 2019

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Alumna Marina Medvin runs successful D.C. law practice, serves as legal analyst for national media


April 17, 2019

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IST alumni and friends gathered outside Westgate Building for a 20th Anniversary Celebration tailgate before the Blue-White Game, April 13, 2019. Find more pictures at flickr.com/istpsu.


March 1, 2019

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Following Penn State’s spring 2018 graduation, the Penn State Alumni Association selected five of its newest members as 2018 Young Alumni Ambassadors. TJ Rushton, a graduate of the College of Information Sciences and Technology, is one of the program’s chosen ambassadors.


February 21, 2019

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The connections made at the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology don’t always end after graduation. Some relationships continue long after college as graduates collaborate together to make an impact in the workforce.


February 4, 2019

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“I feel that I’ve been pretty successful in my career and I want to be able to help students understand what the real world is like in terms of jobs.”


January 22, 2019

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As a Penn State student, Alison Flanigan saw an opportunity in the then-School of Information Sciences and Technology to connect the school’s industry partners with the strong pool of talent and unique skillsets that were coming out of IST.


January 16, 2019

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As far as 2005 alumnus Adam Wiercioch knows — and as far as Penn State’s records show — he currently stands as the only alumnus of the College of Information Sciences and Technology that lives in Poland.

But that isn’t his only claim to fame.

Wiercioch, who was a student-athlete at Penn State, also holds an Olympic silver medal in fencing.


August 9, 2018

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Angela Liberto always knew that she wanted to be an attorney. With a passion for technology, however, she took a nontraditional path to get there.


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