University and public communities are invited to register for one-hour workshops to learn more about how hiring and job searching has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to find out how businesses can start planning for reopening safely.
In 2019 alone, Corner LaunchBox had 10 accelerator program graduates, supported five new startups anchored in Pennsylvania, and helped create 20 new jobs. More than 900 individuals utilized the facility for a variety of free and low-cost activities, including the 10-week Corner Opportunity accelerator program, an Idea TestLab, small business and entrepreneurship workshops, free legal clinics, weekly information sessions, and networking events.
Those at Penn State New Kensington and in the surrounding Alle-Kiski Valley community are invited to explore their ideas at the upcoming 10-week Corner Launchbox Opportunity Accelerator course to be held at the campus’ innovation hub, The Corner, in February through mid-April.
Rhonda Schuldt has joined Penn State New Kensington as innovation coordinator in the campus innovation hub, The Corner, located in downtown New Kensington. Her goals for the campus and The Corner include connecting the campus and New Kensington community, as well as providing and linking resources to students, faculty, staff, startups, small businesses and community members.
Rhonda Schuldt, center, innovation coordinator at Penn State New Kensington's innovation hub, The Corner, speaks to a group of community members during the recent reNew Kensington Community Workshop. A portion of the event was held at the innovation hub, located in downtown New Kensington.