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Startup Week to kick off with free food giveaway on March 20

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Rolling Lion food truck will be giving away free, loaded nachos and beverages courtesy of Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, March 20. The truck will be parked behind Carnegie Building across from Willard Building on the University Park campus.

“We’re excited to partner with Startup Week again this year to help kick off and spread awareness for what is sure to be another fun and innovative week for students,” said Penn State East Food District Managing Chef Matthew Schaffer.

The Rolling Lion food truck menu will feature loaded beef-brisket nachos, loaded jackfruit nachos, and a mixed berry aqua fresca.

Startup Week events will take place across all Penn State campuses from March 20-24. In its seventh year as a University-wide event, the week will feature uniquely themed days with entrepreneurial speakers, interactive events, and late-night activities throughout the week. Students from all Penn State campuses will have opportunities to explore innovation and entrepreneurship, learn from passionate change-makers, and connect with industry leaders from diverse backgrounds.

View the full Startup Week schedule and register ahead of time for events.

About Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC 

An integral part of the broader Invent Penn State initiative, Startup Week powered by PNC is a University-wide event that connects students with innovative alumni and pioneers who are achieving success in a variety of industries and disciplines. Throughout the week, students discover, explore, experience and celebrate entrepreneurship.

For more information on Startup Week, including a full schedule of events, visit the Startup Week website. Participants can engage with and follow Startup Week on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.