The Schuylkill Sustainability Symposium features student presenters; speakers from the Master Gardeners Extension interacting with students; representatives from the Department of Forestry, and special interest topics, like the Wassail.
The entrepreneurial spirit is thriving in Schuylkill County. Specialty car restorations, analog-to-digital conversions and restorations, and a new local archery range were among the innovations on display at Penn State Schuylkill’s successful inaugural Business Plan Competition.
Penn State Schuylkill's premiere entrepreneurship initiative, LionLaunch, has successfully completed its first stage, now offering seed money for community members interested in expanding their current small business or opening a new one.
Administrators from Penn State and Northampton Community College (NCC) signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of NCC students into 11 baccalaureate degree programs at 14 Penn State campuses at an event on Jan. 18 at the Lehigh Valley campus.
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.