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December 12 2017

‘LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit’ January conversation announced

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox continues its educational event series focusing on the unique challenges and victories of female entrepreneurs called “LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit” with a January program.

December 11 2017

Student entrepreneurs share why ‘nothing is ever a failure’

A group of six Penn State student entrepreneurs addressed their peers as part of a panel discussion in IST 237, a class focused on digital entrepreneurship.

December 11 2017

Student entrepreneurs share why ‘nothing is ever a failure’

A group of six Penn State student entrepreneurs addressed their peers as part of a panel discussion in IST 237, a class focused on digital entrepreneurship.

November 27 2017

Penn State New Kensington prepares for opening of new entrepreneurial center

Penn State New Kensington is preparing for the Dec. 6 grand opening of the new entrepreneurial center, The Corner, which will provide access to the Corner Launchbox entrepreneurial programming, as well as active, membership-driven co-working space.

November 20 2017

Phospholutions selected for Innovation Showcase on Capitol Hill

Penn State startup company Phospholutions was one of 20 startups to participate in Association of Land Grant Universities’ first-ever University Innovation Showcase, to help inform Capitol Hill staffers about the impact of research on economic development, held last weekend in Washington D.C.

November 20 2017

Open house unveils Mont Alto LaunchBox

Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor Francis K. Achampong hosted an open house and reception on Nov. 16 to introduce the Mont Alto LaunchBox, a program to promote entrepreneurship in Franklin County. The event was held in conjunction with Penn State’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 12-16, and highlighted what Penn State is doing to promote entrepreneurship.

November 15 2017

Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD student gets ‘Shark Tank’ investment

Olivier Noel, a sixth-year student in Penn State College of Medicine’s MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, has risen to national fame after appearing on ABC’s hit reality show “Shark Tank.”

November 15 2017

Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD student gets ‘Shark Tank’ investment

Olivier Noel, a sixth-year student in Penn State College of Medicine’s MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, has risen to national fame after appearing on ABC’s hit reality show “Shark Tank.”

November 13 2017

Penn State president named chair of national economic prosperity commission

Penn State President Eric J. Barron has been named chairman of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity for the Association of Public Land-grant Universities.