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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.

November 10 2017

Major gifts benefit College of Ag Sciences entrepreneurship and innovation

The Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences today (Nov. 10) announced two $1 million gifts to endow positions in its Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) Program. Both gifts have received matching funds from the university.

November 08 2017

Langan LaunchBox sponsors Idea Challenge

The Penn State Langan LaunchBox is sponsoring an Idea Challenge for Penn State Berks students. Students can submit ideas as individuals or as teams and submissions can include concepts for businesses and services. Three entries will be awarded $100 each. The deadline for submission is Nov. 10.

November 08 2017

President’s blog: ‘Raise the Song’ in praise of University’s successes

In his latest blog post, Penn State President Eric J. Barron highlights the University’s many successes over the last year and champions “the amazing students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who are contributing so much to our world.”

November 02 2017

GEW Penn State orchestrates town and gown events for entrepreneurs

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Penn State is set to bring entrepreneurs from campus and community together the week of Nov. 12–16. GEW Penn State events will take place on 15 Commonwealth Campuses, including University Park, and aim to connect entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policy makers and start-up champions around the world.

October 26 2017

Startup Challenge logo contest winner and design revealed

Penn State York student Nicole Guise was named the winner of the first Startup Challenge Logo Contest. Guise’s design was selected from among 14 designs, and will be used on the Startup Challenge T-shirts, and on a variety of materials to promote the second annual event in search of the next big idea.