Penn State graduate student Amanda Enns is creating an action plan for small to medium-sized businesses to best approach Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations. Enns, who is pursuing a master’s degree through the Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) program in the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, is complementing her coursework with an assistantship through Penn State’s Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP).
Join the Altoona LaunchBox, supported by the Hite family and Abington LaunchBox, for the Grow with Google webinar on Oct. 4.
“Is Entrepreneurship in my DNA?” That was the overarching theme of Penn State Lehigh Valley’s latest LaunchBox Ladies event touting three highly motivated PSU-LV students who’ve already started their own venture or are part of a family business.
Thanks to Penn State’s Returning Seniors Fund, senior Maddie Holmberg Nickal was able to return to the track – and return to the University for a master’s degree in nutritional science through World Campus. It’s one of the many ways that supporters of “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” have helped Penn State students and faculty to pursue their ambitions.
In 2018, Serensits launched Argolytics and flagship product Trendable, a software that enables manufacturers to easily collect, analyze and report quality-control data. This past spring, Serensits participated in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) National Teams program — an immersive, entrepreneurial training program that facilitates the transformation of invention to impact for participating teams nationwide.
The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family will presnt “Creating Company Culture” from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, via Zoom.
David Rosenberg, former principal and executive vice president at Environmental Compliance Services, shares his story on Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast.
Applications for Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator business accelerator program will close on Aug. 26. The virtual program offers a 10-week business startup boot camp and an opportunity to win $10,000 for a successful business model pitch.
The Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program, a 13-week student startup accelerator, concluded with a Startup Showcase on Aug. 10, where each team presented their startup and answered questions from the audience comprised of members from the local entrepreneurial community.