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Red brick building in New Kensington

Retrofitting roofs in Pennsylvania's 'Rust Belt'

Esther Obonyo, associate professor of engineering design and architectural engineering, was awarded a $25,000 grant from Penn State’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment to design and test a new roofing composite. The project is part of a cross-institutional, multidisciplinary initiative led by Penn State New Kensington’s Corner Launchbox focused on refreshing the community’s image and economy.
Dr. Adrian Tan speaks to group at Corner CON 2018

June Idea TestLab invites entrepreneurs in New Kensington area to explore ideas

An Idea TestLab workshop series is being offered in June at Penn State New Kensington's entrepreneurial center, The Corner.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Social space at The Corner entrepreneurial center

May programming planned at The Corner entrepreneurial center in New Kensington

Members of the campus and community are invited to attend upcoming programming planned at Penn State New Kensington’s entrepreneurial center, The Corner. The events are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. Programs are held at The Corner, located at 701 Fifth Avenue in downtown New Kensington.
Conference room door at The Corner

April programming planned at The Corner entrepreneurial center

Members of the campus and community are invited to attend upcoming programming planned at Penn State New Kensington’s entrepreneurial center, The Corner. The events are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended.

Wanted: ideas for new innovation competition

From now until April 15, members of the campus community can submit their ideas for a chance at winning seed funding, mentoring and more through the campus’ entrepreneurial center, The Corner, and its signature programs through the Corner Launchbox.
Olivia Sribniak and Anthony Gyke of Steer Logic

Electro-mechanical engineering technology major provides foundation for success

Two Penn State New Kensington seniors are preparing their pitch as a finalist team in the upcoming Penn State Inc.U entrepreneurship competition. While learning some skills from the business realm has become important these past few months as they prepare, it has been their full-time major, electro-mechanical engineering technology, and the campus itself that has provided the foundation for their current and future success.
Olivia Sribniak and Anthony Gyke

New Kensington EMET students 'steer' idea toward reality

Engineering duo earn finalist spot in 2018 Inc.U entrepreneurship competition.

"Steer Logic" Inc.U video submission by Olivia Sribniak and Anthony Gyke

Olivia Sribniak and Anthony Gyke, senior electro-mechanical engineering students at Penn State New Kensington, turned their EMET senior design project into a startup business.

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