Live and livestream events planned during Startup Week at New Kensington

Social space at The Corner entrepreneurial center

A social space at Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center, The Corner, in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

Credit: Savannah Butler

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Penn State New Kensington will offer an in-person workshop and livestream two Penn State Startup Week events at The Corner entrepreneurial center in New Kensington.

Monday, March 26 — 5-6 p.m. 

Social Media — The Basics and a Little More

Social media is everywhere! With so many platforms out there, the social engagement realm can be overwhelming and confusing. This workshop will show you why social media is important, differences between personal and professional use of platforms and share easy tips and tricks that will help you take your social media for yourself or business to the next level.

Register to attend the free, in-person workshop at:

Wednesday, March 28 — 4-6 p.m.

IdeaMakers Challenge: Final Pitches (Livestream)

Teams of students from multiple colleges have spent the spring semester exploring ideas about an important problem that could potentially be solved through digital innovation. Join us as they pitch their idea to a panel of experienced judges and compete for prizes. Learn more at:

Wednesday, March 28 — 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Keynote Panel: The Entrepreneur’s Journey; learning from successes and setbacks (Livestream)

Anyone can start a business. But creating a business that can stick around requires more than just that first step. Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs who have built their careers around innovation.

The above events will occur at and be streamed from The Corner entrepreneurial center, located at 701 Fifth Avenue, New Kensington.

To learn more about Penn State Startup Week, visit