entrepreneurship

Startup Week challenges to showcase entrepreneurs and change makers

Entrepreneurs across the University will pitch their business ideas and create inventive solutions to common problems through a series of competitions and challenges held during Penn State Startup Week from April 1-5. The challenges are at the heart of Startup Week’s mission of teaching and inspiring participants to make innovation a part of their lives, communities and careers, either by starting their own companies or bringing a problem-solving approach to established organizations.

Innovation coordinator joins team at Penn State New Kensington

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.