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.
As the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus outbreak continues to make headlines across the globe, Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared an update on the proactive steps the University is taking to confront this threat and manage the risks to our community. "The partnership and vigilance of our entire community is needed at this time to make responsible decisions," Jones wrote in a guest post on President Eric Barron's Digging Deeper blog.
Penn State DuBois’ own Malliah Schreck has been named West Rookie of the Year in Women’s basketball by the Penn State University Athletic Conference. Schreck averaged 16.3 points in the 2019-20 season, taking her team to the second round of the PSUAC playoffs and ending the season 16-10.