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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Ribbon cutting at Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe incubator

Official ribbon cutting at Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe incubator

Penn State President Dr. Eric Barron and Penn State Shenango Campus Director Dr. Jo Anne Carrick cut the ribbon in celebration of the campus' VenturePointe incubator located at the eCenter@LindenPointe.

Ribbon cutting at Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe incubator

Campus celebrates VenturePointe incubator with official ribbon cutting

VenturePointe currently includes two start-up businesses and a pair of 3Dprinters. This past spring, senior Riley Atterholt completed his internship at the eCenter under the auspices of VenturePointe.

Shenango to hold all day open house for adults and transfer students

Want a new career? Thinking of transferring to a new college? Ready to finish your bachelor’s degree? Penn State Shenango will hold an Adult and Transfer Open House between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18. Stop by the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall room 225 located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment necessary.
Picture of Mark, Joanne and Kate Erdesky at the 2017 Student Convocation Banquet

Outstanding Shenango students are honored at annual event

Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus’ 2017 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet for their outstanding academic and student leadership achievements and services. The recipients of this year’s Eric and Josephine Walker Award, Dennis W. Bartholomew Outstanding Adult Student Award, the Ann Wansack Award, as well as the Leonard R. Riforgiato Memorial Teaching Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.
Picture of Mark, Joanne and Kate Erdesky at the 2017 Student Convocation Banquet

Kate Erdesky was the recipient of the Penn State Shenango Eric and Josephine Walker Award

Kate Erdesky, far right, with her parents, Joanne and Mark Erdesky at the 2017 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet. Erdesky was the recipient of this year's Eric and Josephine Walker Award. 

Penn State Shenango Lecture Hall building

There's still time to take a summer course at Penn State Shenango

There’s still an opportunity to take classes this summer at Penn State Shenango. The second six-week summer session begins June 28, and continues through Aug. 9.
Riley Atterholt stands by the eCenter@LindenPointe front lawn sign

Invent Penn State initiative supports student internship at eCenter@LindenPointe

Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe, an incubator for start-up resources for both for-profit businesses and not-for-profit agencies, supported its first internship this past spring to immerse a Shenango campus student into the entrepreneurial incubation process at the eCenter@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
Riley Atterholt in front of the sign at the eCenter@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pa.

Riley Atterholt recently completed his business internship at the eCenter@LindenPointe

Penn State Shenango student Riley Atterholt completed his business internship at the eCenter@LindenPointe. The internship was funded through the campus' VenturePointe incubator, which is located at the eCenter, and made possible by the Invent Penn State initiative.

Riley Atterholt in front of the sign at the eCenter@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pa.

Invent Penn State initiative supports student internship

Penn State Shenango student Riley Atterholt completed his business internship at the eCenter@LindenPointe. The internship was funded through the campus' VenturePointe incubator, which is located at the eCenter, and made possible by the Invent Penn State initiative.

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