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Beaver campus welcomes new IST faculty member

6/24/2014 —

Penn State Beaver has named Amber Lynn McConahy as an instructor in information sciences and technology. She will begin teaching in August.

McConahy is an experienced software engineer and architect with competencies in various programming languages, including Java, C++ and Web services, and an interest in the design and development of platform-based socio-technical ecosystems. Previous experience included working as a research intern for Bosch Research and Technology Center, three years as a graduate teaching assistant at CMU, and four years as vice president and information technology manager for Send It Packin’ Plus in Youngstown, Ohio. McConahy is a doctoral candidate in software engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She also earned a master’s degree in information technology software design and management from CMU and has been a lead instructor in MSCF Programming Prep at CMU for three years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in information sciences and technology from Penn State.

During the summer she can be contacted through the Office of Academic Affairs at djm5@psu.edu or 724-773-3571.

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