The Penn State DuBois Honors Program provides scholarships and opportunities for students who excel academically to participate in specialized courses and activities, allowing them to engage at a higher level.
Two award-winning entrepreneurs will split the top prize for business ideas submitted to Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s Techcelerator Competition. Kristen and Boyd Lewis with EasyRaising fundraising will receive $5,000 to be used for the development of their business idea for improving school and community fundraising. Evan Klapec of EMKO Technologies will also receive $5,000 to develop a new dust collection system for auto body shops.
In continuing efforts to stay connected to communities served by Penn State DuBois, the campus has established virtual visitation events through Zoom for those interested in learning more about opportunities in higher education in Central Pennsylvania.
The Penn State Small Business Development Center and the North Central PA LaunchBox are hosting “Navigating COVID-19: Resources and Relief for Small Businesses,” a free, one-hour video conference via Zoom on Friday, March 27. This webinar is open to all small business owners seeking resources and financial/legal assistance as they navigate the COVID-19 crisis.
As discussions continue among Penn State leadership on how to best serve our students and community during the turbulent time of the novel coronavirus pandemic, we at Penn State DuBois wish to clarify decisions made in regard to our semester schedule in the face of this unique situation.