05/23/2024
Silicon on steroids

by Holly Riddle In April, Penn State announced the formation of the Silicon Carbide Innovation Alliance (SCIA), “a coalition of industry leaders, academic institutions and government support with a focus on becoming the nation's central hub for research, development and workforce training in SiC crystal technology.” The Alliance will be based out of the Penn […]

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05/22/2024
Trustees approve Beaver Stadium renovation plans

Source: Penn State UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Board of Trustees today (May 21) approved (by a 26-2 vote, with three abstaining) in investing in the renovation of Beaver Stadium, which will grow revenue-generating opportunities, transform the fan and community experience, and fuel the future funding for all 31 athletics programs at Penn […]

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05/21/2024
The meaning behind the numbers of Penn State’s economic impact

by Jodie Dello Stritto In a March 12th article, Shalin Jyotishi says when universities, especially large flagship research schools like Penn State, tout their massive economic impact, it can harm rather than boost public perception. But, why? “Universities, particularly large flagship research institutions, generate these figures by tallying up almost every financial exchange driven by […]

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05/17/2024
“People want to be in Happy Valley”

by Holly Riddle If you attended the recent Hoppy Valley Brewers Fest at Beaver Stadium, which attracted more than 3,000 attendees and 70 breweries, or perhaps the 2024 Olympic Wrestling Trials at the Bryce Jordan Center, then you’ve witnessed the work of the Happy Valley Sports & Entertainment Alliance. Officially launched last year and helmed […]

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05/16/2024
How intrapreneurship has helped New Pig Corporation thrive

by Jodie Dello Stritto Penn State College of Engineering’s School of Engineering Design and Innovation and the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program presented the second Conference on Intrapreneurship on Thursday, May 9, at Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub. This year’s focus was on Intrapreneurial Leadership. “Without a company’s leadership acknowledging intrapreneurship, it runs the risk of not […]

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05/16/2024
Your sales funnel is full, but your sales are lagging: Learn how to turn things around

Is Your Sales Funnel Full but Sales Are Lagging? If any of these frustrations sound familiar, your sales pipeline could be your problem: You’re not closing opportunities you expected to close. Closing takes longer than projected, throwing off your sales forecasts. You find yourself in competitive situations that lower your gross margin. Your sales team […]

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