Explore IST Day is a great opportunity for high school seniors who want to learn more about each of the academic majors offered in the College of Information Science and Technology (IST) at Penn State. During Explore IST Day, you'll meet our students, faculty and staff and learn how we can help you achieve your goals and find a program you will love.
What will I be doing at this event?
Parents will have the opportunity to hear from academic services experts on topics such as IST careers, academic advising processes, key issues related to inclusion and diversity and ask questions of a representative from Penn State's Admissions Office.
At the same time, students will be divided into four groups and participate in engaging, informational and hands-on activities designed and facilitated by current IST students and faculty. These activities represent each of our majors and are intended to give students a clearer understanding of the opporutnities for IST sutdents. No matter which group you start your day with, you will participate in all four activities.
What will I learn at this event?
- You will learn about the different degree programs in the College of Information Sciences and Technology
- You will speak with faculty members to learn about the classes they teach
- You will meet with current IST students to learn about their experiences in the College
- You will participate in a series of hands-on events which showcase the four programs in the College.
What if I have more questions:
If you have any additional questions about the event please feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: 1-866-225-8707
To learn more about our degree programs in Information Sciences and Technology, Security and Risk Analysis, Data Sciences and Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations, visit our website at www.ist.psu.edu