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Two young women sitting and looking inside a box titled Purpose

OTA alumnae to compete in PennTAP’s Inc.U competition

Ali Izzo and Holly Masters were chosen as one of six companies to compete in Penn State University PennTAP's Inc.U competition. The two Shenango alumnae will pitch their new business, Purpose, to a panel of judges on April 6 to win a portion of the $30,000 prize to jump-start their company.
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Frank brings history, coaching success, and passion to new volleyball program

Andrew Frank’s involvement with Penn State Shenango comes full circle 35-plus years after he first arrived on campus in the early 1980s as a student and then as a volunteer coach for women’s athletics. Frank, a native of Farrell, will return to Shenango as the assistant women’s volleyball coach for the team’s inaugural season this fall.
 Penn State Shenango student and staff with Mayan native Noemi Romero

Students return from Belize to tell their alternative spring break stories

Twelve Penn State Shenango students and two staff members who traveled to Belize in March will share their stories and pictures during an alternative spring break presentation at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the campus Forker Lab Forum. The community is invited to attend and learn how this annual trip impacted their lives, as well as the lives of the community they served.
Mindfulness author and speaker Dr. Jamie Marich

Free mindfulness workshop to be held in April at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Shenango will host author and speaker Jamie Marich for a free, one-hour-long training in the basics of mindfulness at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Forker Lab Forum, and the community is invited to attend.
Two young women sitting and looking inside a box titled Purpose

Penn State Shenango alumnae to compete in PennTAP’s Inc.U competition

In February, Ali Izzo and Holly Masters were notified that they were chosen as one of six Penn State University undergraduate student (or recent alumni) companies from more than 25 teams who submitted business video pitches to the Inc.U competition and would be competing to win a portion of the $30,000 prize to jump-start their company, as well as to earn a spot on Penn State WPSU’s television show "The Investment."
2018 IdeaMakers Challenge

Startup Week challenges to showcase entrepreneurs and change makers

Entrepreneurs across the University will pitch their business ideas and create inventive solutions to common problems through a series of competitions and challenges held during Penn State Startup Week from April 1-5. The challenges are at the heart of Startup Week’s mission of teaching and inspiring participants to make innovation a part of their lives, communities and careers, either by starting their own companies or bringing a problem-solving approach to established organizations.