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July 20 2016

Student drums up new business venture

Mechanical engineering technology is Allan Fausnaught’s major. But music is his passion, and it has driven him to combine his affinity for working with his hands and his entrepreneurial spirit into a business –Woodland Percussions – creating handcrafted drums.

July 19 2016

Penn State student gives back to the campus that inspired him

Former Penn State Lehigh Valley student created an education foundation to benefit students from the campus.

July 18 2016

Penn State Smeal exposes scientists to business, entrepreneurship expertise

A week of executive-style business classes led by Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty recently exposed 22 life science doctoral and post-doctoral students at Penn State to the entrepreneurial possibilities of their research.

July 12 2016

Morgan Advanced Materials partners with Penn State to establish R&D facility

Morgan Advanced Materials, a U.K.-based global leader in engineered carbon and ceramic materials, announced a partnership with Penn State today that includes establishing the company’s first U.S.-based center of excellence research and development facility at Innovation Park at Penn State.

June 22 2016

New Kensington campus honored with award from city of New Kensington

From AKEG to WEDIG, community development has been the cornerstone of Chancellor Kevin Snider’s eight-year tenure as the head of Penn State New Kensington. The efforts were recognized recently with a “Points of Light” award from the city of New Kensington.

June 22 2016

New Kensington campus honored with award from city of New Kensingtom

From AKEG to WEDIG, community development has been the cornerstone of Chancellor Kevin Snider’s eight-year tenure as the head of Penn State New Kensington. The efforts were recognized recently with a “Points of Light” award from the city of New Kensington.

June 20 2016

Six $50k grants awarded to campuses for entrepreneurship centers and programs

Today (June 20) in the Capitol Rotunda, Penn State announced the awarding of six additional $50,000 seed grants to jump start entrepreneurial activities across the Commonwealth and celebrate its 13 newly launched entrepreneurship programs in Pennsylvania that are expected to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.

June 20 2016

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.

June 08 2016

Retiring Penn State Abington chancellor leaves lasting impact

The story of retiring Penn State Abington Chancellor Karen Wiley Sandler as told by the people who know her the best: the campus community.