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Aniyia Williams came to Berks to speak about entrepreneurship

Berks hears about entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams

Students from Penn State Berks, Abington and Lehigh Valley learned lessons in entrepreneurship from Aniyia Williams, who gave a talk at Berks on Oct. 11.
Two students, creators of the Someonew app, sit together smiling, discussing entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship courses available to campuses through Digital Learning Co-op

Three core courses required for students enrolled in the Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) are now available to all Penn State campuses through the Digital Learning Cooperative, an administrative system that assists campuses and colleges in the sharing of online, hybrid and video courses.
LaunchBox

Abington LaunchBox holding business competition for student, local entrepreneurs

Penn State Abington students and Abington Township community entrepreneurs will compete for up to $2,000 and valuable business services in the first Abington LaunchBox Business Plan Competition.
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.
Wastekon founders Endrit Ali, left, Andriy Bokalo and Weiliang Lei

Penn State graduates launch business aimed at eco-friendly recycling

Penn State alumni Weiliang Lei, energy engineering, 2012; Endrit Ali, computer engineering, 2012; and Andriy Bokalo, electrical engineering, 2013; in April launched Wastekon, a company that designed a website to link reusable materials to collectors, or those in need.
Faculty members sit together discussing and laughing

Penn State faculty hone teaching skills at annual entrepreneurship retreat

More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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.
Barron at podium at Capitol

Invent Penn State Day at Capitol 1

Penn State President Eric Barron announced the second wave of grants to Commonwealth Campuses at a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg on June 20 as part of the Invent Penn State initiative.

Barron with crowd on steps of Capitol rotunda

Invent Penn State Day at Capitol 2

Students and chancellors from 13 campuses accompanied University President Eric Barron for an event on June 20 in Harrisburg announcing the next series of six $50,000 grants for Commonwealth Campuses to expand the Invent Penn State initiative.

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