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Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron converses with Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Dr. Kevin Snider

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Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron chats with Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Dr. Kevin Snider and guests at the grand opening of The Corner in New Kensington, PA on December 6, 2017.  The Corner is Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center and co-working space. From Left to Right:  Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University; Dr. Kevin Snider, Chancellor, Penn State New Kensington; Bob Weil, President & CEO, Burrell Group, Inc.; Dr. Karl Salatka, retired surgeon.  

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron is joined by Westmoreland County leaders for a photo at The Corner

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Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron poses for a photo at the grand opening of The Corner, Penn State New Kensington's new entrepreneurial center in New Kensington, PA on December 6, 2017.  From left to right: Dr. William Kerr, Norwin Superintendent;  James Smith,  President & CEO,  Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland County; Jason Rigone, Westmoreland County Director Director of Planning & Development & Executive Director of Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC), Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University; Dr. Kevin Snider, Chancellor, Penn State New Kensington; Chad Amond, President & CEO, Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce; Nittany Lion, Penn State University

Penn State University President Dr. Eric Barron

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Penn State University President Dr. Eric Barron speaks to attendees at the grand opening of The Corner, Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center in New Kensington, PA.  The grand opening was held December 6, 2017.  

From left to right: Ted Kopas, Westmoreland County Commissioner;  Charles Anderson, Westmoreland County Commissioner; Gina Cerilli, Westmoreland County Commissioner;  Thomas Guzzo, Mayor, City of New Kensington;  Nittany Lion, Penn State University

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The Westmoreland County Commissioners join New Kensington's mayor and Penn State's Nittany Lion for comments at the grand opening celebration of Penn State New Kensington's new entrepreneurial center, The Corner.  From left to right: Ted Kopas, Westmoreland County Commissioner; Charles Anderson, Westmoreland County Commissioner; Gina Cerilli, Westmoreland County Commissioner; Thomas Guzzo, Mayor, City of New Kensington; Nittany Lion, Penn State University

Dr. Kevin Snider, Chancellor, Penn State New Kensington (left), Thomas Guzzo, Mayor, City of New Kensington, and the Nittany Lion mascot

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Dr. Kevin Snider, chancellor, Penn State New Kensington and Thomas Guzzo, Mayor, City of New Kensington greet guests with Penn State's Nittany Lion at the grand opening celebration of The Corner entrepreneurial center in New Kensington, PA. 

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor, Dr. Kevin Snider, and New Kensington Mayor Thomas Guzzo

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Dr. Kevin Snider, chancellor, Penn State New Kensington (left) and Thomas Guzzo, Mayor, City of New Kensington (right), enjoy a laugh during comments at the grand opening of The Corner, the new entrepreneurial center in New Kensington, PA. 

Participants at an entrepreneurial workshop look on

New Kensington hosts first entrepreneurial workshop

About 30 attendees learned about the basics of entrepreneurship during a workshop at Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on November 29, 2017.  The Corner officially opens in December 2017 and includes co-working space and entrepreneurial programming.  

Participants at an entrepreneurial workshop look on

New Kensington hosts first entrepreneurial workshop

About 30 attendees learned about the basics of entrepreneurship during a workshop at Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center, The Corner, on Nov. 29. The Corner officially opens in December and includes co-working space and entrepreneurial programming. 

Chancellor Kevin Snider tells workshop participants about the history of The Corner entrepreneurial center

First Workshop at New Kensington Entrepreneurial Center

Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider tells campus and community members about the history of The Corner entrepreneurial center located at 701 Fifth Avenue in New Kensington. About 30 attendees learned about the basics of entrepreneurship during the center's first-ever entrepreneurial workshop on Nov. 29.  The Corner officially opens in December 2017 and includes co-working space and entrepreneurial programming.  

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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

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