08/09/2022
Entrepreneurship in the arts: beloved local children’s theater program changing hands

By David Rockower Leah Mueller and Jared Yarnall-Schane bring a wealth of experience to the local musical theater training group, Singing Onstage (Credit: Phelipe Paraense) After moving from State College to Bloomington, Indiana, Leah Mueller and husband Jared Yarnall-Schane were just settling in when they received a call from Heidi and Rich Biever, owners of […]

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08/02/2022
TechKnowServ: The intersection of technology, knowledge and service

By Beverly Molnar Matthew Whiteman, one of the lead NDT instructors at TKS, teaches a training course for ultrasonic phased array inspection certification.   State College-based TechKnowServ is a global leader in nondestructive testing that provides R&D for industries like railroad, petrochemical, defense and aerospace. It got its start when Tom Hay received his Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from […]

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08/02/2022
Setting student entrepreneurs up for success

By Gatini Tinsley Students gather at one of the many Penn State entrepreneurship workshops to compete for a chance to make their business dreams a reality. (Credit: Penn State) In 2021, nearly 4 million undergraduates walked across the stage with their undergraduate degrees in hand in the United States. Some dreamed of becoming trailblazers, striving […]

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08/02/2022
Revel: bringing EV innovation to a city near you

By David Rockower Paul Suhey and Frank Reig co-founded Revel Transit in 2018. Credit: Revel   When co-founders Paul Suhey and Frank Reig founded Revel Transit in 2018, they never imagined that they’d be on the streets of New York City swapping batteries and replacing brake levers and mirrors at 2 a.m. during a pandemic. […]

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07/26/2022
Take a seat in Ben Franklin’s startup boot camp, and you could take home $10,000

By Staff Writer Registration is open for this fall’s TechCelerator@StateCollege — a virtual, 10-week business startup bootcamp that helps entrepreneurs expand their network, engage with other successful entrepreneurs, discuss their business model with experts and develop a pitch that could win up to $10,000. The weekly ZOOM sessions will be on Tuesdays, Sept. 13–Nov. 29, […]

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07/26/2022
Educating Happy Valley’s next generation of changemakers

By David Rockower Delta middle teacher, Paul McCormick, leads a whole-school community-building activity (Credit: David Rockower)   It’s tough to have a conversation about State College without mentioning academics. Being near Penn State — one of the 20 largest universities in the country — education is everywhere. However, living under the blue and white umbrella […]

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