Penn State Edges Out Last Year's Champs for 2nd

Professor Bob Spalletta (Physics and Engineering) holds high the trophy with his winning team

Professor Bob Spalletta (Physics and Engineering) holds high the trophy with his winning team

"Luke’s Dream Chill Squad", a team from Tournament host University of Scranton, won this year’s intercollegiate competition with an aggregate score of 99.6. The degree of difficulty was dialed up using the “Oil & Gas” scenario, which presents unique, industry-specific game elements.

Penn State narrowly edged last year’s champs, Muhlenberg College, by a fraction of a point to take 2nd Place. Faculty and PM Professionals joined in the fun. PMI’s Keystone Chapter sponsored the event, providing an ample supply of coffee, bagels, pizza, sodas and yes, salad with assorted dressings (that went largely untouched). The University of Scranton will again host, and defend its title, in 2020; details TBA.“Luke’s Dream Chill Squad”, a team from Tournament host University of Scranton, won this year’s intercollegiate competition with an aggregate score of 99.6. The degree of difficulty was dialed up using the “Oil & Gas” scenario, which presents unique, industry-specific game elements.

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