ENTREPRENEURSHIP FEATURE

“Geeking out” on the lifestyle of entrepreneurship

By Beverly Molnar Photo Provided. Penn State recently appointed Elizabeth Hay the Jack White Family Director of Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank. In this role, Hay will help student, community and faculty/staff startup founders to de-risk and grow their businesses. She’ll run accelerator programs, provide advice on turning ideas into businesses and teach […]

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November 9, 2020
Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State

The annual celebration goes virtual, Nov. 16-20 Happy Valley entrepreneurs, Penn State affiliates and students alike come together Nov. 16-20, for Global Entrepreneurship Week. Part of a week-long international initiative, the special event hosted by the Penn State Small Business Development Center focuses on 2020 themes of education, ecosystem, inclusion and policy, and encompasses seminars […]

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September 14, 2020
Top Talent: How Penn State is Developing its Students into Future Entrepreneurs

Decades of Dedication to Entrepreneurship Penn State has been fostering talent, leadership and innovation for decades. Jamey Darnell, clinical assistant professor of entrepreneurship and assistant director of the Center for Penn State Student Entrepreneurship notes that entrepreneurship has been a focus at Penn State for much longer than it has at most other universities. Darnell […]

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September 9, 2020
6 Reasons Happy Valley is a Startup & Relocation Dream Spot

Why Businesses are Flocking Here As home to Penn State University and Innovation Park, Happy Valley is an ideal locale for startups or business relocation. Its small-town feel mixed with big-city opportunities makes it a dream spot for businesses at any stage. Those who’ve relocated here have found the move to be richly rewarding, benefitting […]

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July 22, 2020
HappyValley Connect matches new innovators with expert mentors
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April 10, 2020
Teaching Tomorrow's Innovators

Growing Entrepreneurship and Innovation minor is now offered at all Penn State campuses. Not every student graduates looking for a job. The entrepreneurial spirit can strike early, and Penn State is answering the call for programs and resources to support young people with big ideas. Teaching entrepreneurship in the classroom isn’t exactly a new concept […]

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