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Map of Pennsylvania with Invent Penn State sites

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.
Barron at podium at Capitol

Six $50k grants awarded to campuses for entrepreneurship centers and programs

Today (June 20) in the Capitol Rotunda, Penn State announced the awarding of six additional $50,000 seed grants to jump start entrepreneurial activities across the Commonwealth and celebrate its 13 newly launched entrepreneurship programs in Pennsylvania that are expected to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.
Old Main

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
Schuylkill students and staff build homes for HFHQ

Breaking the cycle of poverty, one home at a time

Three Penn State Schuylkill students and one staff member traveled to Montreal, Quebec, from May 22 to 29 to participate in a campus-sponsored, international Habitat for Humanity Canada trip.
Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) pilot program

Summer program for first-year students expands

This summer, selected students at Penn State’s Altoona and York campuses will have the opportunity to get a head start on their first or second years of college by taking summer classes through the Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) pilot program. Now in its second year, the program supports students with unmet financial need by providing a scholarship, $400 book stipend, mentoring, social activities and on-campus employment.